Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Newberry (South Carolina.) College, 1991.
District representative, Lutheran Brotherhood, Columbia, South Carolina., 1991-1993; district representative, Lutheran Brotherhood, Atlanta, 1994; independent agent, Columbia, since 1994. Member leadership committee Newberry College, since 1992.
Served with United States Army, 1985-1988, Germany. Member International Association for Finance Planning, American Legion.
Married Eleanor Ellisor, October 22, 1987. Children: America Anne, Jacob Ellisor.