Born Beaver Dam, October 13, 1980; married; 3 children. Graduate Green Bay Southwest 1999; B.S. UW-Madison 2003; legislative capstone graduate certificate from UW-Madison La Follette Inst. of Public Affairs. Full-time legislator. Former transit planning coordinator, communications dir., grant-writing consultant. Member: Green Bay Area Crimestoppers (bd. mbr.); Brown Co. Taxpayers Assn; Knights of Columbus; NRA. Former member: Brown Co. Teen Leadership (bd. mbr.); Brown Co. United Way (marketing and communications com.); Higher Educ. Aids Bd. 2001-03. Recipient: Wis. Coalition Against Domestic Violence Legislative Champion Award; Wis. Counties Assn. Outstanding Legislator Award; Pro-Life Wis. Legislator of the Year 2012; American Wis. Coalition of Virtual Schools Families Shining Star of Education Reform; Dairy Business Assn. Legislative Excellence Award; Phillips Foundation Distinguished Young Conservative Leader of the Year 2012; Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Henry S. Baird Legislator of the Year Award 2012.
Elected to Assembly 2010; reelected 2012.