Don Bristow holds a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies (Elementary School Teaching Credential Waiver Program) and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Sacramento State University, Sacramento.
Bristow's background includes 20 years in the software development industry, 5 years as a professional photographer, and 10 years in the website design and hosting business. He is currently the IT Director for Bethesda Health Clinic in Tyler.
In addition to Operation Go Quickly, Bristow serves on the boards of the BBB of Central East Texas and Innovation Advancing Education.
Bristow is the creator of Chaotica, a collection of contemporary art based on the mathematics of Chaos Theory. Chaotica has been featured on the covers of WhileUWait Magazine in Tyler, and Commercial Real Estate Network Magazine in Atlanta, GA and Dallas, TX. Bristow's Chaotica was featured in the November 2014 issue of BSCENE Magazine in Tyler, and in the Tyler Morning Telegraph, July 7, 2015. Chaotica has been exhibited by galleries in Arlington, Fort Worth, Dallas, Tyler and West Virginia. Bristow is represented by Gold Leaf Gallery in Tyler, TX, Valerosa Gallery in Tyler, TX, Executive Interiors in Irving, TX, and Faux Artistry & Designs in Houston, TX.