I’m a Senior DBA.
I’ve been working with SQL Server since version 6.5, starting in 1998, and have obtained a few certifications.
I’m a MVP in the Data Platform.
I’m an author and a speaker.
I can be found on Twitter and LinkedIn.
I’m active in my local SQL Server User Group.
I’ve organized a few SQLSaturdays: 187, 277, 381, 486, 610, 705, 846
I’ve won a T-SQL performance challenge.
I cruised to Alaska on the SQL Cruise in 2012.
I’m a Friend of Red-Gate (2013-2019).
I’m a “Top SQL Server Blogger” of 2018.


I’m an Eagle Scout.
Husband, Proud Father and ecstatic Grand-Father.
I built our dream house for my wife and I.