- Born Sterling, Illinois, March 1, 1955; married; 4 children, 7 grandchildren.
- Graduate West High School, 1973.
- Small business owner, Plumer Karate America. Former route salesman for Kraft Foods for 30 years.
- Member: Lodi Area EMS Commission; Lodi Optimist Club; Project SEARCH (board member); Town of Lodi Board Supervisor; Columbia County Board Supervisor; Lodi Knights of Columbus.
- Former member: Lodi/Lake Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce (3-term president).
- Elected to Assembly 2018.