Born Wisconsin Rapids, September 16, 1975; married; 5 children. Graduate Lincoln H.S. 1993; attended UW-Stevens Point; A.D. Mid-State Tech. Coll. 1999; B.A.S. psychology UW-Green Bay 2009. Employment training specialist. Former Wood Co. jail discharge planner, Juneau Co. law enforcement officer. Member: Heart of Wisconsin Business and Economic Alliance; Wisconsin Rapids Rotary. Former member: WINR Advisory Bd.; ICS Self-sufficiency Committee. Recipient: WMC Working for Wisconsin Award 2012; Dairy Business Assn. Legislative Excellence Award 2012; 3rd Congressional District State Legislator of the Year 2012.
Elected to Assembly 2010; reelected 2012.