Born in Fargo, North Dakota to Ed and Idamarie Kolpack
Grew up in a traditional family setting with brothers Dave and Jeff
Raised with a strong work ethic in a free thinking liberal environment
My wife Laura and I live in Bellevue, WA with our Yellow Labs Quinn and Riley
We enjoy spending as much time as possible at our Hat Island home
Life is good

BS in Electrical Engineering from North Dakota State University
MBA in Technology Management from the University of Washington
Currently employed by TallyGenicom as Director of Engineering

Other Accomplishments
Heavily involved in Alpine climbing from my early 20's into my early 40's
Have climbed to over 15,000 ft. nine times on five continents
Have climbed to over 20,000 ft. three times on three continents
Have traveled to 25 different countries
Played competitive racquetball - 2nd place 1995 WRA State Men's 35+ B
Golfer - once got my handicap down to 17