Vincenzo K. Nocito was born in Naples Italy of British and Italian parents. After spending the first 6 years of his life in Italy with occasional stays in England, he grew up largely in New Jersey with significant periods in California. He has worked in a variety of administrative roles in different businesses, including as an intern in a small law firm. He completed his MA at Columbia University in New York, in Liberal Studies with a focus on east-Asian culture and Japanese Zen Buddhism. He holds a BA in History from William Paterson University in New Jersey, with a focus on Classical and Medieval European history and culture. He is currently working towards another MA degree in Library and Information Science. He has been with TRIS since 2016. In his spare time he enjoys travel, reading, hiking, museums, boating and the outdoors in general.