Raised in Meridian, Idaho and attended and graduated from Meridian High School. Attended Boise Junior College and graduated from Northwest Nazarene University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration with emphasis in accounting. Employed with Home Federal Savings for almost 30 years. Worked in construction developing of subdivisions as Construction supervisor for approximately 10 years. In 2003 received license to sell Real Estate and have been with Brandt Agency since January 2005. Married to JoAnne and have 3 children, all of them living in the near vicinity.