AGE: As my mother used to say, “Old enough to know better.”

OCCUPATION: Serving the community in the role of vice president of operations for the Ocean Community YMCA.

RESIDENCE: Stonington ... just moved from Tolland, Conn.

BORN, RAISED & GREW UP IN: South shore of Long Island, then Hudson Valley, N.Y.

RIGHT NOW I’M IN THE MIDDLE OF: Settling into a new community and enjoying my new job!

I ENJOY SPENDING MY TIME: With my wife and four children, our granddaughter … and playing keyboards.

MY PROUDEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: My four children and our granddaughter.

I’D LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR: Being a good father, grandfather and husband.

TOP ON MY BUCKET LIST: Fly-fishing out west.

I ALWAYS CARRY: Reading glasses.

WHAT I WANTED TO BE WHEN I GREW UP: A hockey-playing musician.

PEOPLE WHO HAVE MOST INFLUENCED ME: My five older siblings

FAVORITE AUTHOR: Frank O’Connor.

ON MY NIGHT STAND: “Funny Times”

I AM LISTENING TO: Myself play keyboards!

FAVORITE MOVIE: “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”

FAVORITE TV SHOW: Currently “The Americans.”

FAVORITE RADIO SHOW: “Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me.”

FAVORITE MUSICIAN: Jerry Garcia.

TOP COMFORT FOOD: Anything chocolate-covered.

SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES I USE MOSTLY: Facebook.

TRAITS I MOST ADMIRE: Compassion, honesty, humor.

PET PEEVES: Upspeak.

FAVORITE QUOTATION: “That’s why they make chocolate and vanilla” (my father)

MY FAVORITE THING ABOUT OUR LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD: Sunrises and sunsets

CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: My family.

LITTLE KNOWN FACT ABOUT ME: I played in a rock ’n’ roll band.

BEST ADVICE I EVER RECEIVED: Don’t be judgmental.

ADVICE I BEST LIKE TO GIVE: Never miss a good chance to shut up.

IF I RULED THE WORLD I WOULD: Be stressed out and over my head.

IF I WON THE LOTTERY, THE FIRST THING I WOULD DO IS: Pay off my children’s college loans.

I DRIVE A: 1997 silver-and-red Harley-Davidson Springer Softail.

I WISH I DROVE A: 1997 silver-and-red Harley-Davidson Springer Softail.

ALWAYS IN MY FRIDGE: Peanut butter and jelly

IF I COULD INVITE ONE SPECIAL PERSON TO JOIN ME FOR DINNER AND CONVERSATION, I WOULD INVITE: Del McCoury

— Interview arranged and edited by Nancy Burns-Fusaro

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