Born Waukesha, June 8, 1971; married; 2 children. Graduate Waukesha North H.S. 1989; B.A. Pepperdine U. 1993. Former investigative television news reporter for WISN-TV; legislative policy advisor and constituent director. Member: Watertown Elks Club; Watertown Moose Club; Stone Bank Lions Club; Ducks Unlimited; National Wild Turkey Federation; National Rifle Assn.; Wings Over Wisconsin; Lakewatch Volunteer Organization (founder).
Elected to Assembly 2004; reelected since 2006. Minority Caucus Vice Chairperson 2009.