Marylander abiding in Silver Spring.  Born in South Carolina, raised in Georgia.  Graduate of Mercer University Atlanta and the American University in Washington, DC. Attorney licensed to practice in Georgia.   Association executive and managing director of IEEE-USA.  Part time Adjunct Professor of International Law with an interest in international courts and dispute resolution.   Many interests including speculative fiction and miniature wargaming.

Lineage is Brantley (as in Brantley County, Georgia) and McIlvain (a sept of the Clain McBain (MacBean) of Kinchyle in Scotland. )