Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Master of Science in Exercise and Sports Science, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina.
Staff assistant to Republican Howard Coble United States House of Representatives, Washington, 1999—2000, legislation assistant to Republican Robin Hayes, 2002—2005, legislation director to Republican Patrick McHenry, 2005, administrative assistant to Republican Patrick McHenry, 2005—2007, chief of staff to Republican Larry Bucshon, since 2011. Analyst Rasmussen Research, 2000—2001. Legislation correspondent to Senator Jesse Helms United States Senate, 2001—2002, legislation director to Senator Elizabeth Dole, 2007—2009.