Bachelor, Columbia University, 1981.
Sales staff Westvaco Paper Company, 1981-1982, The Tribune Company, 1982-1987. Vice president sales French Bray Printing Company, 1987-1997. Owner Quoddy Trail Moccasin Company and Wigwam Gift Shop, since 1994.
Member Maine Senate from 4th District, Augusta, since 1998, chair business and economic development committee, member natural resources committee, member standing committee on senatorial vote.
Member National Rifle Association, Calais Reg. Chamber of Commerce (route 9 committee, downeast route 1 corridor committee, St. Croix 2004 celebration committee), National Federation Indiana Business, National Association of Self Employed.
Married Kirsten Shorey. 2 children.