Frank Camelio grew up in the Boston area and taught public school for several years before becoming a U.S. naval officer. In the Navy, he specialized in engineering, submarine maintenance, and industrial management, and later became chief executive officer of a 5000-employee industrial facility, operating on over one-half billion dollars annually. He has extensive experience in federal government operations and practical knowledge in strategic planning and management. He holds a Bachelorís in physics and Masterís in education from Tufts University and Masterís in mechanical engineering and Naval Engineerís degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 2008, he puhlished "One Last Hope: Strategies to Prevent Imminent National Decline and Create a Better Future." His current project is a science fiction/alternative history novel concerning genetics.