BA from Michigan State University and MBA from Central Michigan University
Charter Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) from American Institute
Named Young Agent of the Year in 2003 for the State of Michigan by the Michigan Association of Independent Agents, Named RUBY award winner in 2007
Past Chairman of the Michigan Young Agents Association, which won several national awards during his tenure, member of the Auto-Owner’s President Club since 2001, member of Harleysville Life Insurance Company’s Advisory Board, member of Michigan Miller's Advisory Board
Midland Chamber of Commerce board member, numerous Midland Public School board committees
Past Chairman of the Sales Roundtable and member of the Foundation Board of the Midland Area Chamber of Commerce, past board member of Camp Fire Boys and Girls, Lunch Box Learner reader for Midland Public Schools, Little League coach, Youth football and basketball coach, Leadership Midland alumni , MSU Alumni President, and Division Chair of United Way’s annual fundraiser.
Hobbies include, SCUBA diving, skiing, fishing, golfing, running (completed 11 marathons), and attending Michigan State University sporting events.