Comma has an MBA from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and a bachelor's degree in finance from Drexel University in Philadelphia.
From 1989 to 2001, Comma worked at Exxon Mobil, most recently as a regional manager. He later joined Jack in the Box as Director of Convenience Store and Fuel Operations for the company's chain of convenience stores called Quick Stuff. In 2006, he joined the restaurant end of the business as Regional Vice President of Quick Stuff and the Company’s Southern California region.
In 2018, Comma openly proposed replacing cashiers with automated kiosks rather than paying them a fair wage.