About Mark Di Vincenzo

Born and reared in Cleveland, Mark Di Vincenzo worked as a journalist for 24 years, making a name for himself as a reporter who exposed abuses and as a writer who made the complicated seem simple. During that time, he won numerous awards. He left daily journalism in the summer of 2007 to start Business Writers Group, a company that writes everything from résumés to ghost-written books for individuals and corporate clients.

His first book, Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon: A Guide to the Best Time to Buy This, Do This and Go There, was published in 2009. It’s a New York Times best-seller. Your Pinkie Is More Powerful Than Your Thumb: And 333 Other Surprising Facts That Will Make You Wealthier, Healthier and Smarter Than Everyone Else is his second book.

is dedicated to his daughters, two of whom live with him and his wife in Newport News, a shipyard town in coastal Virginia. His oldest daughter attends the University of Oklahoma.