Bachelor in Art Education, Ashland University, Ohio, 1991. Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction, Ashland University, Ohio, 2001. Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Research, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 2006.
Art teacher North Canton (Ohio) City Schools, since 1992. Member art gallery advisory board Little Art Gallery, North Canton, since 2004.
Member alumni board association Ashland University, 1999—2002. Member of Ohio Art Education Association.
Married Brenda Jean Marcus, August 6, 1994. Children: Andrew, Caroline.