Lou holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame, and a master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Utah. Lou started off his career as an Officer in the Navy. After commissioning, he served on board a World War II era destroyer, then on an amphibious assault carrier. After leaving the Navy, Lou completed his master's degree, and started work with the Department of the Navy in Washington, DC as a young engineer working with shipboard communications systems. His career changed to working with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems for the nation's electrical power grid. He is still working with the power system, while also working with Dream Vacations to create custom vacations for clients.
Cathy holds a bachelor's degree in computer programming from Old Dominion University. Cathy has worked her career at various companies over the years, while taking time out for several years to be an at home mother with 3 young children. She continues to work in IT with the Phoenix Police department.