Bachelor of Science in journalism and mass communications, University Wisconsin, Madison, 2005.
Advance intern/correspondence intern, Executive Office The White House, Washington, 2004. Press intern to Governor Jim Doyle State of Wisconsin, 2004—2005. Public relations manager and account services Rippe Keane Marketing, Inc., 2005—2007.
Associate account executive DBC Public Relations, 2007—2008. Account executive DBC Public Relations and New Media, 2007—2009. Press secretary to Republican Ron Kind United States House of Representatives, Washington, since 2009.