I am retired and living in Mexico with my partner. Although I have an engineering degree from Carnegie Mellon University, I spent my working years in finance and business including many years as an International Commercial Lending Officer with the Chase Manhattan Bank. I spent 2 years in the Peace Corps in Peru, 6 years in Buenos Aires, Argentina and have lived in Mexico for the last 12 years. I retired early to persue my true passion...art. You may view my paintings on my website Just enter,"art of steve achs.