Kevin was born and raised in Brookline, Massachusetts. After graduating from Brookline High School’s Culinary Arts Program in 1994, he worked in several Boston restaurants until deciding to enlist in the U.S. Navy as a Hospital Corpsman in 1998. He initially served in Portsmouth, New Hampshire at the Naval Ambulatory Care Center as a General Duty Corpsman and later an EMT in the emergency department of the U.S. Naval Hospital Rota in Spain. In September 2004, he deployed with the 1st Marine Division in support of OIF until March of 2005, serving as a platoon corpsman for the 2nd Battalion 11th Marines. After the Navy, he enrolled in the Veteran’s Upward Bound program at the University of Massachusetts, Boston where he also received his BA in psychology in 2009. Prior to joining Home Base, Kevin worked as an Emergency Service Assistant in Brigham and Women’s Hospital Emergency Department.