Bachelor of Music, Youngstown State University, 1995. Master of Music, Kent State University, 2001. Diploma of Fine Arts, University Calgary, 2003.
Teacher instrumental music Warren City Schools, Warren, Ohio, since 1995. Assistant director Warren Junior Military Band, Youngstown, Ohio, 1995—1997.
Member of American Federation Musicians, World Association Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, International Clarinet Association.