Iíve been the nationís leading trainer, author and advocate on business issues for family child care providers since 1981.
Iím a licensed attorney and have presented hundreds of business workshops for family child care providers across the country each year. I also answer thousands of calls and emails to help providers, trainers and tax preparers understand complex business and tax issues.
From 1981-2009 I worked at Resources for Child Caring in St. Paul, Minnesota, where I was the director of Redleaf National Institute for 15 years.
Iíve written nine books on family child care business issues published by Redleaf Press.
I graduated from Macalester College (BA) in 1972 and from William Mitchell College of Law (JD) in 1980. I live in St. Paul, Minnesota, with my wife Diane and two cats, Duke and Ella.