- Born Elkhart, Indiana, March 21, 1966; married; 7 children, 10 grandchildren.
- Roofing and insulation contractor.
- Member: National Roofing Contractors Association (past Vice Chairman); Construction Specifications Institute-Wausau Chapter (past president); Small Business Administration Regulatory Fairness Board (former board member); Wausau Area Builders Association (former member, governmental committee); Noon Rotary Club of Marshfield.
- Elected to Assembly in November 2013 special election. Reelected since 2014.