- Born New Holstein, Wisconsin; married; 2 children.
- Graduate New Holstein High School, 1986; Diploma in Printing, Fox Valley Technical College, 1988.
- Print and bindery coordinator.
- Member: Knights of Columbus; Elks Club; Fond du Lac County Republican Party (chair); 6th District Republican Party (chair).
- Former Member: Jaycees Fond du Lac County (past president); Fond du Lac Advisory Parks Board.
- Elected to Senate 2016.
Member of Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation