Bachelor of Science in Marketing Education, University Nebraska, 1993. Student, Portland State University.
Legislation page Nebraska Legislature, 1992. Member Nebraska Legislature from 48th district, Lincoln, since 1998. Staff international, marketing specialist Nebrs.
Governor' General’ s Office, 1992. Research assistant University Nebraska Foundation, 1992-1993. Educator, staff development project manager Educational Service Unit 13, 1994-1997.
Real estate agent, marketing specialist Buyers Realty, since 1997. Member United States Congress from 3rd Nebraska district, since 2007, assistant whip, since 2007.
Member We. Nebraska Regional Airport Operations Board, Wyo-Braska Museum Natural History, Scotts Bluff County Visitors Advisory Committee, 1995—1996, Gering City Council, 1994—1998. Chairman land use task force Vision 2020. Board directors Twin Cities Development.
Member Calvary Memorial Evangelical Free Church. Member of Farm & Ranch Museum Association, Riverside Zoological Society, N. Platte Valley History Society, Scotts Bluff County Board Realtors, Scotts Bluff Kiwanis Club (board directors Camp Kiwanis).