Bachelor in Political Science, Radford University, Virginia, 1990.
Legislation assistant, Republican Bud Shuster United States House of Representatives, Washington, 1991—1995, chief of staff to Republican Steve LaTourette, 2007—2009, senior advisor to Republican Steve LaTourette, 2010. Director legislation affairs Techmatics, Inc., 1995—1999. Representative, legislation affairs office Texas Department Transportation, Washington, 1999—2003.
Legislation assistant, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison United States Senate, 2003—2005.