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There are over professionals like you listed on LinkedIn under and they are going to want this domain as well.
If this page is still up, then the domain is still available.
You might not need it right now, or next month. But we have seen the turbulence on social media with people getting kicked off. With your own domain, you control your message.
Sure there will always be other extensions available, but this is the .com version. The gold standard! , don’t miss what may be the only chance you ever get to own your name with the .com extension. Without middle name, middle initials, or extra words.