Where were you born? Where did you grow up?
I was born and raised in Jackson, Michigan.

What brought you to this area? Or kept you here?
I attended college at Defiance College. During this time I met my wife.  After graduation, we married, started our family and eventually settled down in Ada.

What is your occupation?
I am the K-12 Assistant Principal at Upper Scioto Valley.

Why do you love what you do?
As a principal, I truly enjoy being a link in the support network for all of the stakeholders within the USV School District.  I specifically enjoy working with students, teachers, administrators and members of the community where I can help to meet and support their needs in a positive manner.

What is your favorite thing about this community?
My favorite thing about the community is its willingness to support individuals, groups, organizations and businesses when needed.

What are you involved within the community?
My family and I are active members of the First Presbyterian Church of Ada. During my time in Ada, I have also been an advisor for the Liberty Belles and Boys 4-H club, I have coached youth baseball for Ada Parks & Recreation and I have coached youth basketball for the Ada Local School District.

What are some of your hobbies?
My hobbies include fishing, hunting, camping, traveling, playing golf and spending time with family and friends.