Why do I do what I do? When I was a kid, I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. I remember the crushing impact it had on my parents and the rest of our family. With time, we adjusted to the new normal. Since then, it has been an ongoing battle dealing with T1D in my life. I have lived through many unique challenges that T1D brings with it and I get out of bed each morning knowing that I can help others in my community who are suffering with those same challenges. Who do I love? I am happily married to Lauren with family all across the US. I receive strength from them and from serving my community in my role as a Financial Representative. I am also blessed to be involved with so many community organizations. Giving back to our community has yielded many wonderful friendships and partnerships and allowed me to make a very positive impact.