Took a TV writing course in college on the advice of his roommate and wrote a Cheers script in one night for a Warner Bros.-sponsored writing contest; he won and received a trip to Hollywood to hang out on the set of Room for Two, with Linda Lavin and Patricia Heaton, for a week.
Worked as a personal assistant on the sitcom Step by Step.
Participated in the Warner Bros. Writer's Workshop for aspiring television writers.
Big break came when the producer of On Our Own hired him to write for the show, which led to work on Family Matters and Family Guy.
In 1997, cocreated the short-lived comedy series Built to Last, about a family-run construction company in Washington, D.C.
Created the sitcom Yes, Dear and named the lead characters Greg and Kim after himself and his wife.
2006, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series: Winner
Kim Ludke Garcia — Wife
Camden Garcia — Son
Nathan Garcia — Son
Frostburg State University, Frostburg, Maryland, United States (BA in Speech Communication, 1992)