Bachelor of Science, Southwestern University, Tucson, 1984. Master in Electrical Engineering, University of California at Los Angeles, 1985.
Electromech. engineer DAEMD, Porto Cabello, Venezuela, 1985-1986. Professor Defense Minister, Caracas, Venezuela, 1986-1993. Plant manager Belfort Glass, Venezuela, since 1993.
Quality control consultant, Caracas, since 1999.
Married Yadira Padron, May 13, 1975. Children: Jessica, Jassird, Yurvani.