Bachelor, Texas State University, San Marcos, 1998.
Reporter and producer WBKP-television, Calumet, Michigan, 1999—2000. Project manager and marketing representative Jackson Digital, Inc., Austin, Texas, 2000—2002. Administrative aide for Senator Craig Estes Texas Senate, 2002—2003.
Legislation aide for Republican Suzanna G. Hupp Texas House of Representatives, 2003—2004. Communications specialist Texas Department Education, 2004—2005. Press secretary for Republican Trent Franks United States House of Representatives, 2005—2006, Republican press secretary for House Committee Education and Labor, 2006, press secretary for Republican Howard P. (Buck) McKeon, since 2007, Republican director outreach for House Committee Education and Labor, since 2007.