Born Sheboygan, Wisconsin, August 8, 1972; single.
Graduate Sheboygan County Christian High School, 1991; B.A. in Business Administration and Political Science, Dordt College (Sioux Center, Iowa), 1995.
Publisher/owner, Lakeshore Weekly.
Member: Oostburg Kiwanis Club (former president); Oostburg Chamber of Commerce; Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce; Oostburg Civic Pride Committee; Bethel OPC (deacon); NRA (life member).
Recipient: Wisconsin Wildlife AssociationState Conservation Legislator of the Year2015; League of Wisconsin MunicipalitiesStrong Municipal Supporter2016; Cemetery and Cremation AssociationLegislator of the Year2016; Wisconsin Counties AssociationOutstanding Legislator Award2016; Wisconsin Academy of Family PhysiciansFriend of Family Medicine2016; ABC-WisconsinBuilding Wisconsin Award2016; Wisconsin Grocers AssociationFriend of Grocers2016; Wisconsin Builders AssociationFriend of Housing2016; Wisconsin Manufacturers and CommerceWorking for Wisconsin2016; Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of CommerceChampion of Commerce2016; Wisconsin Coalition for International AdoptionFriend of International Adoption2016.
Sheboygan County Board Supervisor, 2006–2015, Human Resources Committee, 2006–2015 (chair, 2010–14), Finance Committee, 2012–2015, Executive Committee, 2010–12.