In the past twenty-two years, he owned a successful large-format digital printing and graphics company. His wife, Nell, and he grew the company to be one of the most prominent businesses in Salt Lake City, Utah. They employed as many as 36 people. They also started an electric bicycle company named Vroom. They designed the bicycles and had them manufactured in China according to their specifications. They sold Vroom Bicycles all over the United States. In 2008 (just before the big crash), the sold both companies and returned to California where they began renovating houses in Sacramento and River Pines.
Previously, he was employed for 18 years as an estimator and high-voltage electrical engineer/designer. He had the opportunity to work on multi-million dollar projects for major retailers. He understands the complexities of working with government agencies on many levels.
"This is an exciting time for the River Pines PUblic Utility District (RPPUD). I am proud to be a part of the community and offer my expertise to the RPPUD. It is critical that knowledgeable, capable, and qualified people are elected, or appointed to the Board of Directors. As the State of California Water Resources Board implements heavy regulations on utility districts, it is essential that we have a Board that is willing to work as a team to provide safe drinking water and effective wastewater treatment to River Pines." Rocky