Born Madison, November 13, 1961; married; 3 children. Graduate Lodi H.S. 1980; UW-Madison farm and industry short course 1981. Farmer and small business owner. Member: Wis. Soybean Marketing Bd. (fmr. pres., vice pres.); Badger Agvest LLC (fmr. pres. and co-founder); Wis. Corn Growers Assn. (fmr. pres., vice pres.); Wis. Farm Bureau; Lodi FFA Alumni (fmr. pres., co-founder); Columbia and Dane Co. Republican Party; Yellow Thunder Snowmobile Club; Ducks Unlimited. Town of Dane Supervisor 2006-08.
Elected to Assembly 2008; reelected since 2010.