Ted spent his early career as an engineer working on aircraft engine development and power plant consulting. He later spent eleven years with Citigroup in New York City; Sydney, Australia and Los Angeles in various positions. Ted purchased two Los Angeles area manufacturing businesses where he was CEO and owner. Ted sold his second business in 2012 and now concentrates on investments. He has served on the Board of the Pasadena Museum of California Art, currently serves on the Engineering Advisory Board at Villanova University and has served on the boards of several private companies. Ted has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.