Cliff trained at the University of North Dakota. He graduated summa cum laude in 1976. He has advanced skills in sports medicine rehabilitation and manual therapy skills. Cliff is certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment of the spine from the Mckenzie Institute. Cliff won recognition as the Small Business Person of the Year for Grand Forks in 1993. Cliff and Kathleen love the lake country and all that goes with living in the woodlands of Minnesota. They enjoy boating, snowmobiling, x-country skiing, river and lake kayaking and four wheeling. They take pleasure in the adult lives of their two children Heather and Russell. Heather works with her dad in East Grand Forks. Russell lives in Florida. Cliff and Kathleen are also very fond of their pug companions. Cliff’s motto is “You must have passion for what you do or it will never be satisfying”.