Bachelor of Business Administration, Manhattan College, 1969. Master of Arts, University South Florida, 1998. Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Health, Clayton College Natural Health, 2004.
Regional credit manager Carrier Air Conditioners, Inc., Clearwater, Florida, 1988—1994. Assistant academy dean Hillsborough Community College, Mac Dill Air Force Base, 1994—1996. Management system analyst Hillsborough County Board Commissioners, Tampa, 1996—2005.
Consultant Hispanic Business Initiative Fund, Tampa, since 1996. With United States Air Force Reserve, 1967-1969 United States Army, 1969-1971.
Member Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, since 2000, Hillsborough Alliance for Citizens with Disabilities, Tampa, since 1996, National Council La Raza, Washington, since 2000. Member of Florida Writers Association, Paralyzed Veterans American, Mystery Writers American, League United Latin American Citizens, Tampa Writers' Alliance, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Phi Kappa Phi.
Children: Anthony Caceres, German Gomez, Zaira Gomez.