Work History: Employee of IBM for over 17 years as Computer Programmer.
Education History: B.S. in Computer Science from Baylor University
Community Activities: Have been on the boards of several organizations including: Community Food Response, Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestras (SEMYO), People Achieving Change Through Technology (PACTT) (an ABC affiliated program), Madonna Living Communities (Madonna Towers and Madonna Meadows). Neighborhood Watch block captain.
Government History: Member of Rochester Human Rights Commission, Building Code Board of Appeals and Planning and Zoning Commission.
Family: Wife, Vicki and stepdaughter Heather.