Author and Lecturer: "Mastering Real Estate Titles in North Carolina," National Business Institute, 1995. Instructor, Real Estate Law, Institute of Financial Education, 1996. CLE Lecturer, E-recording, Here and Now, BridgeTrust Title Group, Charlotte, North Carolina, 2011. Member, Board of Advisors, Fox-Kaplan Wealth Management Group of Merrill Lynch, 2006 to present; Member, Trusted Advisor Panel, Thompson Financial Group, Charlotte, NC 2010 to present. Knights of Columbus, Third Degree, Council 10852, Charlotte, North Carolina. Member, St. Matthew Catholic Church Parish Pastoral Council, 2003-2006 (Vice Chairperson 2004-2005; Chairperson 2005-2006). St. Matthew World Hunger Drive Committee 2005 to present. Merit Badge Counselor, Boy Scouts of America, Troop 8, Mecklenburg County Council.