OCCUPATION: Associate publisher, Sun Media Group.
BORN, RAISED & GREW UP IN: Born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., raised and grew up in Clearwater, Fla.
RIGHT NOW I’M IN THE MIDDLE OF: Transitioning both professionally and personally to this wonderful new area.
FAVORITE WAY TO SPEND MY TIME: Dining out.
PROUDEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Raising two girls, Alexis and Ashley, into adulthood.
I’D LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR: Being a good husband, father, and friend.
TOP ON MY BUCKET LIST: Getting my youngest daughter out of college … one more year!
ALWAYS IN MY POCKET: Cell phone.
WHAT I WANTED TO BE WHEN I GREW UP: Professional athlete.
PERSON OR EXPERIENCE THAT HAS INFLUENCED ME THE MOST: My father, the late Alan Tremaine.
FAVORITE AUTHOR: James Patterson.
I AM READING: “Small Great Things,” by Jodi Picoult.
I AM LISTENING TO: Oscar music scores,
FAVORITE MOVIE: “Stepbrothers.”
FAVORITE TV SHOW: “Shameless.”
FAVORITE PET: My dog, Sadie, and our cat, Jack.
FAVORITE COMFORT FOOD: Chicken wings.
AMOUNT OF TIME I SPEND ON SOCIAL MEDIA: About two hours a day.
TRAIT I MOST ADMIRE: Perseverance.
PET PEEVE: Pushy people.
FAVORITE QUOTATION: “Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted” — Randy Pausch.
MY FAVORITE THING ABOUT OUR LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD: Love downtown Westerly, great vibe and restaurants!
CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: A deck or screened-in porch!
LITTLE KNOWN FACT ABOUT ME: I sit on the executive board for a Crater (Meteor Crater Enterprises).
BEST ADVICE I EVER RECEIVED: If it’s too good to be true, it probably is!
ADVICE I BEST LIKE TO GIVE: Trust that people are good unless proven wrong.
IF I RULED THE WORLD I WOULD: Urge people to be more accepting of gender, race, partnerships, religion, status, etc. and not be so judgmental.
IF I WON THE LOTTERY, THE FIRST THING I WOULD DO IS: Tell my wife, Suzy, she no longer has to work!
I DRIVE A: Silver, 2013 BMW, X3
I WISH I DROVE A: New Jeep Wrangler.
ALWAYS IN MY FRIDGE: Seltzer water.
IF I COULD INVITE ONE SPECIAL PERSON TO JOIN ME FOR DINNER AND CONVERSATION, I WOULD INVITE: My father, as he died of cancer in 2009.
— Interview arranged and edited by Nancy Burns-Fusaro