Bachelor, University Dubuque, 1986. Master of Arts, University Minnesota, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, 1996.
Graduate teaching associate, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1989-1991;
assistant professor communications, Northwestern College, St. Paul, Minnesota, since 1992. Seminar facilitator Focus 15 Adult Education, St. Paul, since 1993. Public speaker in field, since 1992.
Webpage/website consultant, St. Paul, since 1996.
Media specialist Harvest Communications Church, New Brighton, Minnesota, since 1996. Member International Communications Association, International Network for Social Network Analysis, Speech Communications Association.
Married Barbara Jo Cattrysse, June 8, 1986. Children: Erika Dawn, Briana Jo, Mikala Ruth.