Blessed to be married to my beautiful wife Belem, and the father of our 2 children Cameron and Matthew. I was born and raised in Minnetonka, Minnesota and moved to Yuma, AZ in 2004. I am currently a Real Estate agent for HomeSmart International here in Yuma and volunteer my time as a Youth Baseball Coach. As the former Parks and Recreation Director for the City of San Luis, I had the privilege to work along side Dr. Moon during our grant funded and City of San Luis Sponsored “Sprinkle, Splash, and Swim” program over 5 summers that benefited dozens of South County Children and their families.
Our son Matthew was born a micro preemie at week 28, weighing just 1.7 lbs. and 12 inches long and was given a 2% chance of survival due to many complications in the womb. He spent 98 days in the NICU at Banner University Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ. The Doctors, Nurses, Therapist and Staff at Banner are some of the best in the world and we could not have been more pleased and comfortable with our long NICU journey. I continue to stay in contact with Matthew’s NICU team and I also am a part of the NICU Parent Advisory Council at the Hospital.
We as a family have seen the benefits for Matthew of early and constant therapy visits and follow ups, from our Doctors in Phoenix and also here in Yuma. Dr. Moon continues to follow up with Matthew a few times a year to make sure his progression is going smoothly and is staying on track! Matthew is now a thriving 4 year old that has way to much energy playing sports with his big sister and watching countless movies and not letting his parents sleep!