Don graduated from Upsala College in 1957 with B.B.A Degree in Insurance. Don began his insurance career shortly after graduation working for American Insurance Company as a Home Office Casualty Underwriter. Don continued to gain knowledge and experience working with Allstate as a commercial lines underwriter and then working with Travelers Insurance Company as Marketing Representative. Don was quickly promoted to District manager and was responsible for 25 employees and $25,000,000 in premium volume.
In 1978, Don left the company side and joined an independent agency working as the commercial lines manager before joining Boynton & Boynton in 1988 as Marketing Manager. During this time, Don also taught and prepared students for the NJ State licensing exam for Property, Casualty, Life and Health.
Don continues to maintain his P&C license as well as his IIA and CIC designations.
Don has 2 grown children and resides with his wife in Little Silver, NJ. Don is the current president of the Fair Haven Root Beer & Checker Club and is a member of his Church Choir.