50, two children, Logan and Ashley; two step-children, Courtney and Ryan, three grandchildren.
Graduated from UW-River Falls with majors in Economics, Business and Finance,
minor in Animal Science
Holds a Certified Insurance Counselor designation (CIC)
Small business owner – C.I.S. Insurance Group, an insurance agency with offices in Tomahawk and Rhinelander
Former President of Wisconsin PIA Board, 2008; Board of Directors, Certified Insurance Service Representatives