- Born Buffalo, New York, February 15, 1950; 1 child.
- Graduate Williamsville Central High School, 1968; A.A.S. in Construction Management, Erie Community College, 1975; B.S. in Industrial Engineering, State University College of New York at Buffalo, 1977.
- Full-time legislator. Former director of facilities management at Modine Manufacturing Company; adjunct instructor at Gateway Technical College. Vietnam veteran, served in US Air Force, 1968–72.
- Member: Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 767; Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10301.
- Former member: Kiwanis; Racine Area Veterans, Inc. (president); St. Catherine High School (board member); Salvation Army (advisory board).
- Caledonia Utility District Commission, 2011–13. Caledonia village trustee, 2010–13.
- Elected to Assembly since 2012.