PJ commissioned through ROTC at the University of Dayton as an Armor Officer and served as a reconnaissance platoon leader and jumpmaster in the 82nd Airborne Division. PJ was later selected for training as a Civil Affairs Officer and deployed twice to the middle-east in support of counter terrorism operations. He received his BA from the University of Dayton and JD from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. PJ is currently an associate in the New Lawyers Group of Jones Day’s Cleveland office. PJ continues to serve as a Civil Affairs officer in the Army Reserve.