Raised in Rapid City, South Dakota graduate of Stevens High School.
Moved to East Texas in 2010 to wife's hometown of Colmesneil where we currently reside.
Graduate of Angelina College, Lufkin TX with a Associate of Applies Science in Management and Marketing 2012.
Served with the US ARMY from 1984 to 2006 retired as a Sergeant First Class as a Senior Aircraft Mechanic on Apache Longbow Aircraft. Served multiple tours overseas including West Berlin, Germany from 1988 to 1990, Middle East Desert Storm/Desert Shield 1990 to 1991, and Republic or Korea Camp Eagle Wonju South Korea 1995 to 1996. Assigned throughout the United State including Fort Carson, Colorado Springs CO, Fort Rucker Enterprise AL, Fort Hood Killeen TX and Fort Belvoir Alexandria VA.
Licensed Texas Property and Casualty insurance agent 2012 to present. Accredited as a Texas Independent Insurance Advisor.