Alan has been involved with life figure drawing since the late 1980s in art school. His skill set runs the gamut from fine art to full corporate design, such as print, package, ID and UI/UX.

A veteran of the dot com era, Al has held every conceivable job in the creative chain required for the birth of a new company. Currently, Al owns a design firm focused primarily on startups. He is also a design consultant to numerous firms primarily located in the San Francisco Bay area in California.

Al received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Northern Illinois University, with a major in Visual Communication & Studio Design.