Born in San Diego and raised in the back country of Julian. Graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Don is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner. He operates his own private practice in San Diego specializing in taxation, financial planning and investment advisory services. Don has been a regular student at ICC since 2002. He has also attended language school in Italy. In his spare time, Don is passionate about golf, tennis and the Italian language and culture.