Born Waupaca, December 14, 1964; married; 2 children. Graduate Waupaca H.S. 1983; B.S.M.E. U. of New Mexico 1989. Co-owner family-run electronics corporation. Served in U.S. Navy sub service 1983-94, Persian Gulf War veteran. Member U.S. Naval Reserve 1994-2008. Member: Waupaca Co. Republican Party; Waushara Co. Republican Party; VFW Post 1037 (life member); Amvets Post 1887 (life member); American Legion Post 161; United States Submarine Veterans, Inc.; Waupaca Area Chamber of Commerce; New London Chamber of Commerce; National Rifle Association. Town of Dayton Supervisor 2001-07.
Elected to Assembly 2006; reelected since 2008.