Vinnie was born in New Mexico
He is unmarried and is the father of two grown children.
He graduated from Grand Valley High School in Parachute in 1983 and went on to obtain a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of New Mexico.
General Manager of Clark's Market in Battlement Mesa.
Member of the Board of Directors of the Battlement Mesa Metropolitan District.
Board member of the Parachute - Battlement Mesa Area Chamber of Commerce.
Head of Fund Raising for the Grand Valley Park Association.