Gene holds a BA degree in Business and Economics and an AA degree in Management and Supervision. He is a qualified journeyman lineman. He worked in the utility industry for forty-one years before retiring from his position as General Manager of Operations Services, Met-Ed, in February 2014.
Gene began serving in electrical missions in 1991 as a Tech Serve Int’l volunteer. Since I-TEC was founded in 2006, Gene has served on the Board of Directors and currently is I-TEC’s President. To date, Gene has been a participant and/or leader on project teams to twenty-eight countries. He was married to Stephenie in 1974. They have two sons . In their free time, they enjoy camping and biking. Having hiked over 700 miles of the Appalachian Trail, Gene especially enjoys long distance hikes, exploring the beauty of God’s creation.