Louis E. Tagliaferri, Ph.D. is a retired management consultant, publisher and author. He has written many business educational works including seven non-fiction books and is the author of three novels: Bellaria di Rivergaro, The Web Shop and The Habsburg Cowboys. An Italian speaker for many years, Lou’s visits with his family in Italy prompted him to write and produce the language training program Italian for Travelers, an easy way to learn the basics of Italian for anyone traveling to Italy for vacation or business. Lou lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida with his wife of 59 years, Judy. In his earlier years, he enjoyed sailing, flying general aviation aircraft and playing golf.