I was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska. I attended University of Nebraska, Lincoln where I earned my degree in Communications. I earned my Eagle Scout in 1987. I have been a Scoutmaster since 1993. I have received the Silver Beaver Award, Distinguished Scoutmaster Award, Severed and Cornhusker Council President; In 2005 I received The Bradley L. Cuda Memorial Award to recognize those individuals who have made a significant contribution to child safety. In 2008 Lincoln Optimist Mentor of the Year. I have been selling real estate since 1993. In 2008 I joined and became the Broker and Co-Owner of RE/MAX Real Estate Concepts. Even as the manager I still make time to actively work with clients who are looking to buy and sell.