Bachelor of Science in Political Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1984. Master of Education, University West Florida, Pensacola, 1993.
Legislation assistant The Florida Legislature, Tallahassee. Director community affairs department Okaloosa County School District. Member District 4 Florida House of Representatives, Tallahassee, since 2002, speaker, 2008—2009.
Member Okaloosa Board County Commissioners, 1992—2000, Florida Corrections Commission.
Member Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, University West Florida, American Heart Association, Young Men’s Christian Association Corporation Board.
Married Tricia Raimey. Children: Jessica, Carlee, Julia.