Founder & President of Wine To Water, a 501(c)(3) non-profit aid organization focused on providing clean water to the over one billion people around the world.
Named one of the Top 10 CNN Heroes for 2009, chosen by a panel of judges including Gen. Colin Powell, Whoopi Goldberg, Ted Turner and Sir Elton John
Author of Wine to Water: A Bartender’s Quest for Clean Water in the World (Avery:Penguin Group, Jan 2012)
Expert on the immense power of relationships to transcend perceived barriers; calls himself proof that anyone, even a tattooed keg-tapper, can cure what ails the world.
Travels from Boone, NC
"Hell or High Water: How One Man Turned Wine into Water and Transformed Customers into Crusaders"
"Digging for Hope: Turning Wine to Water and Other Modern Day Miracles"