Born into a very active Christian family, in Lake Charles Louisiana, Don accepted Jesus Christ as his personal savior at the age of five. He served in youth and children's ministry (including camp ministry) until he left Louisiana in 1988 for the Peninsula, having earned the BS and MENG degrees in mechanical engineering from McNeese State University.
Don worked as a computer contractor for Newport News Shipbuilding supporting engineering applications for 14 years and has worked for Custom CAD CAM Services developing custom software supporting contracts with Northrup Grumman and Lockheed. He was hired by HII-NNS as a senior software engineer supporting mainframe systems in 2015.
Don takes care of all of our technology needs.
Don married Starla Livingston in 1991. They have one daughter who is a graduate of DBCS and Liberty University. He is also an avid roller coaster fanatic. Music has been a major part of his life and he loves making music.