- Born Waukesha, Wisconsin, March 16, 1979; married; 6 children.
- Graduate Wisconsin Lutheran High School, 1997; attended University of Wisconsin-Waukesha; B.A. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2002.
- Realtor. Former aide to Congressman Paul Ryan.
- Village of Big Bend trustee, 2008–10.
- Elected to Assembly in May 2011 special election. Reelected 2012, 2014. Elected to Senate 2016.