Bachelor in Political Science, University Kansas, 1994.
Aide to Senator Bob Dole United States Senate, 1995—1996. Lobbyist, 1996—2001; associate director Office Cabinet Affairs The White House, Washington, special assistant to the President, associate director Office Presidential Personnel, 2004—2005. Senior policy advisor to the secretary United States Department Energy, senior legislation advisor in the office of energy efficiency and renewable energy, deputy chief of staff, White House liaison, 2004, chief of staff to Secretary Samuel Bodman, 2005—2006.
Vice president government affairs Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe Group, 2006—2010. Chief of staff to Republican Robert Dold United States House of Representatives, Washington, since 2011.