Don is a native of Boston, Massachusetts and a graduate of Boston University. For 28 years he owned a screen-process printing business in the Boston area. He was very active in the Big Brother Association and the Leukemia Society and was on the Board of Directors of both organizations. He sold his business in 1988 and moved to Hollywood, Florida. In Florida, he managed a large screen-process supply company, most of his responsibility being in the sales area. Don moved to Mexico in September of 2004 and loves it, presently living at Lake Chapala.