David W. McThomas was born in Hollis, Queens, New York on 30 September 1952. He is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University and possesses a Masters Degree from Springfield College. David has held various positions in his life, including working in Manhattan as a Division Manager, as Executive Director for a professional membership organization, as a small business owner, a writer, a salesman, and a laborer. He has lived in 7 states and has visited over 30 countries. He prefers the sun and salt of SW Florida, golf, and the company of his big black dog, Jake.