Party affiliation: Republican
Bachelor of Science in Communications, University Tennessee-Knoxville, 1979. Service engineer communications. Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation, Murfreesboro, 1980.
Public relations representative, publications editor Opryland United States of America (includes Opryland, Grand Ole Opry, Opryland Revue, Inside Opryland United States of America, The Opryland Sound, The Opryland News, Opryland Hotel, Nashville Network), Nashville, 1980-1984. Account executive Holder Kennedy & Company Inc., Public Relations, Nashville, 1984, senior account executive, 1984-1986. Account manager Atkinson Public Relations, Nashville, since 1986. speaker journalism public relations.
The longing for holiness is not about wanting to be 'holier than thou'. It is about wanting the love of God to permeate all of our life, and for that love to be shown through our lives to other people.