Benoy Tamang, a son of Nepalese parents, was reared in a home where his father was a British Army officer. Respect and propriety were simply a part of life. Benoy was born in Singapore, graduated from high school in Hong Kong, and because of his father’s assignments, traveled extensively throughout the world. He accepted a scholarship to BYU–Hawaii, and he received his MBA degree from BYU in 1989. He and his wife, Angela Dawn Adams, are the parents of four children and live in Alpine, Utah, where he works for a computer software firm.