Recipient of a Scholar-Athlete Scholarship, Mr. Layno is a graduate of the San Diego State University College of Engineering where he has earned his BS degree in Electrical Engineering. Emphasizing in design and analysis of IC amplifiers Mr. Layno furthered his research with graduate studies in Advanced DSP and RF Wireless Systems. Following his education, Mr. Layno has served 15 years as a Sr. Electrical Engineer for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems where he has designed Advanced Optical and Acoustic Surveillance Systems for the US Navy. Mr. Layno is recipient to Raytheon’s Engineering with Honors Award and Author’s Award for co-authoring “Design and Deployment of High-Performance RF Systems”. Mr. Layno is a father to two daughters, Vanessa & Audrey, and resides in the Eastlake area of San Diego where he is a lifelong devoted advocate for active living in the community. Since 2014 he has played an active role in Karma and currently serves as the Director Executive Board & Support Functions for the San Diego Chapter.