Lennie graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a B.S. in Computer Science. He has been working for the past ten years at FLIR Systems Inc. as a senior software engineer. Lennie became involved in with FRC when his daughter entered freshman year at Dos Pueblos in 2007. As a Dos Pueblos alumni, Lennie wished he had the opportunity then to participate in a program like FRC. He wants to support Riviera Robotics program and give the students a chance to learn and participate in the FIRST Robotics competition. Outside of robotics, he enjoys playing beach volleyball, tennis, and woodworking.