Born in Denver, Colorado in 1959. Enlisted in the US Air Force in 1983, retired in 2003 as a Senior Master Sergeant. Served on the White House staff and several key Headquarters USAF and Department of Defense positions with final assignment as Senior Administrative Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Civilian career – Corporate Administration. Managed charity event raising $60,000+ for six nonprofit organizations; volunteered for five years supporting the Arizona Arthritis Foundation; raised $10,000 in sponsorships to benefit Junior Achievement; organized office furniture donation to the Arts for All School; supported the national “Helmets to Hardhats” program; volunteered 1500+ hours and helped secure $50,000 of endowment funds for the National Military Family Association. Active Member, Air Force Association and the National Aviation Hall of Fame.