Bachelor of Music Education, Cleveland State University, 1997. Bachelor of Music Composition, Cleveland State University, 1997.
Assistant band director Fairview Park City Schools, 1991—1997. Music teacher Columbia Station (Ohio) School District, Columbia Station, 1997—2000, Bethel (Alaska) Regional High School, 2000—2001, Colony Middle School, Palmer, since 2001. Member East 21 St. Brass Quintet, Cleveland, 1995—1997, Lorain (Ohio) County Community Band, 1997—2000, Mat-Su Community Band, Wasilla, Alaska, since 2001.
Active Bethel Arts Council, Alaska, 2000—2001, Camai Festival, 2000—2001. Member of Alaska Music Educator Association (state editor since 2000), Ohio Music Educator Association (properties manager 1997—2000), Ohio Collegiate Music Educator Association (president Cleveland state chapter 1991-1997, state secretary).