Mr. Damelio retired as an Intellectual property attorney. He was also an Adjunct Professor of Management at Texas State University for 15 years. He grew up speaking Italian (Abruzzese dialect) at home and has had formal Italian language training in various schools over the course of his life. He has spent significant time spent in Italy, including at in-country Italian language schools where he tested out at level C1 (advanced). He plans on spending the rest of his life focusing on the following: Italian cooking, Italian language, and spending time in Italy.