Alan has 8 years of real estate experience and was awarded the "Rising Star of the Year" award in 2002 by the Century 21 NE Council. He and his wife , Roxanne, reside in the Troy area. Alan gave over thirteen years of active duty to our country serving in the U.S. Army, and an additional fifteen years in the Ready Reserve. He is also involved in his family maple syrup business. Alan has an Associate in Applied Science degree in mid-Management, from Harold Washington College, City Colleges of Chicago.