A native of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, for the past 7 years Don has lived Southeast Asia, Shenzhen, China where he runs his business doing product development and marketing consulting.
As a product developer, Don has created and launched products to market including Timberline Slider Belts, The Apex Stand, The Ridge Stand, and The Forza Mount.
With fluent communication skills in Mandarin Chinese and a background in marketing, communications, advertising, and design, Don has consulted numerous Chinese companies in areas of branding, creative product development, and oversees sales and distribution strategies.
Don is an outdoor adventurer and sports enthusiast. Previously Don played basketball in China at a semi-pro level against professional CBA (Chinese Basketball Association) and top club basketball teams (2013-2014).