Born: Decatur, IL, December 5, 1963.
- Pettite College of Law, Ohio Northern University (J.D., 1988)
- Millikin University (B.A. 1985)
- Illinois (1989)
- United States Supreme Court
- United States District Court, Central District of Illinois
- Moultrie County Bar Association (President 1991-1997)
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Illinois Township Attorneys Association
- City attorney for Sullivan, Illinois.
- Village attorney for Lovington, Illinois.
- First Community Bank of Moultrie County.
- Local Townships.