Born Madison, October 3, 1954; married; 2 children, 3 stepchildren, 3 grandchildren. Graduate River Valley H.S. (Spring Green) 1972; B.A. UW-Whitewater 1976. Certified public accountant; certified fraud examiner. Member: St. John’s Catholic Church, Spring Green (fin. com. mbr.); Taliesin Preservation Inc. Bd. of Trustees (treas.); Wis. Academy of Science Arts and Letters (treas.); UW-Whitewater Natl. Alumni Assn. (pres); UW-Whitewater Foundation (bd. of dir. pres.); Wis. Academy Foundation Bd. of Dir. (treas.). Former member: Fort Health Care Bd. of Dir. (chp., treas.); Fort Atkinson Rotary Club (pres.); Fort Atkinson Chamber of Commerce (pres.); Whitewater Chamber of Commerce (pres.); Dodgeville Chamber of Commerce (vice pres.).
Elected to Assembly 2010; reelected 2012.