- Born Appleton, Wisconsin, November 26, 1954; married; 2 children.
- Graduate Hortonville High School, 1972; University of Wisconsin–Fox Valley, 1972–74; Wisconsin School of Real Estate, 1975.
- Full-time legislator. Former owner, fitness center and agri-business; real estate broker.
- Member: Greenville Lions Club; Zion Lutheran Church Council.
- Former member: Paper Valley Soccer Club (vice president).
- Elected to Assembly since 2012.