Lou earned his B.A. in Biology from Rider University. He began his career as a lab tech in clinical chemistry, hematology, and Nuclear Medicine. After becoming a Registered Technologist in Nuclear Medicine, he earned his M.S. in Radiological Physics from Rutgers and, 10 years later, earned an M.S. from Union Graduate College (Clarkson) in Health Systems Management. Lou has overseen the application of radiation and radioactive materials in patient care and in basic and clinical research. He has served as a Medical Physicist, a hospital Director of Operations, he has started several companies, and is currently a medical device consultant with over 40 years of experience as a management and marketing professional in the medical device industry. Lou is also an avid musician, and an environmentalist. He serves as the Chairman of the Brookfield Advisory Council for the Northwest Connecticut Land Conservancy.