- Born Fort Carson, Colorado, April 17, 1961; married; 3 children.
- Graduate Oshkosh North High School, 1979; attended University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh, 1980–82.
- Restaurant owner. Former stock broker/investment advisor.
- Member: Winnebago County Republican Party (executive board); Fond du Lac County Republican Party; Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce; Calvary Son Rise Church (Oshkosh); Wisconsin Independent Business; NRA; Winnebago County Farm Bureau; Fond du Lac County Farm Bureau.
- Former member: Southwest Rotary; NFIB; Oshkosh Jaycees; Big Brothers/Big Sisters; Exchange Club.
- Elected to Assembly since 2012.