Co-owner, manager Hawks Farming, Hernando, Mississippi, 1972—2002. Co-owner, co-manager Northwest Mississippi Flying Service, 1990—1995, Desoto East, Inc., Hernando, Mississippi, 1988—2005. Chairperson state committee United States Deputy Agricultural Farm Service Agency, 2001—2005.
Program analyst United States Department Agricultural National Resource Conservation Service, 2002—2003. Vice president operations United States Agricultural Development International, District of Columbia, 2003—2004. Co-owner, manager Hawks Properties, 2003—2006.
Deputy director management The Whie House, 2005—2008. Director deployment special teams National Republican Senatorial Committee, District of Columbia, 2008. Chief of staff to Republican Alan Nunnelee United States House of Representatives, Washington, since 2011.