Rod graduated with a BS in Applied Mathematics from Palm Beach Atlantic University, along with a MBA from Palm Beach Atlantic University. Most recently, employed as a Grants Accountant for the Division of Contracts and Grants at the University of Florida (2015 to 2018). Now with Florida Sea Grant, Rod handles the overhaul and digitalization of FSG project financial record keeping, successful submission of larger scale proposal as part of Florida Sea Grant’s planned growth (HABs Liaison, Sustainable Angling, State and National SCTLD Coordinators). In his spare time, he enjoys soccer, video games, Fantasy Football, Crossfit, Gator sports, and spending time with my family.