Originally from Montreal Quebec, his parents moved the family to southern California when he was three years old. He attended college at El Camino College, and went to work for Allstate Insurance.
By then he was living in Mission Viejo California, where he met his wife, Samantha. They were married and moved to the Atlanta area in 1981, where he then went to work for Metropolitan Insurance.
He became a trainer, and then a manager with Metropolitan Insurance, and then he decided to open his own company in 1986.
Don enjoys the beach, Jimmy Buffett music, sitting by the pool, movies, and margaritas on the weekends.