Don Ake is a modern day “renaissance man”. His “day job” consists of being a transportation industry expert at an economic research firm. In his spare time, he uses his tremendous sense of humor and sharp wit to write his Ake’s Pains blog. The laugh-out -loud posts are so popular that he organized them into a book, Just Make Me A Sammich. He has an MBA from the University of Akron and resides with his wife in Northeast Ohio, very close to his hometown of Akron.