Married 40 years to high school sweetheart, Maryann. Proud father of four and grandfather of seven.
Born in Hastings, Minnesota in 1955.
Born again in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico in 1969.
Founding President of the Board, STEM School and Academy in Highlands Ranch, 2008 to 2010
Chairman of the Colorado Space Business Roundtable, 2001 - 2002
Member, Columbia College Board of Trustees, 2001 to 2015
Board Member, Littleton Public Schools Foundation, 2002 - 2006
Board Member, Community College of Aurora Foundation, 2005 - 2006
Appointed to several service committees by Colorado Governor Bill Owens, Colorado State Senator John Evans and Colorado House Minority Leader Mike May
Forty-year career in information technology in aerospace, defense, education and financial services.
Currently serves as President of engineering software firm Slipglass Inc. Former employers NASA, Hughes, Raytheon, Martin Marietta and Fluor with work assignments at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Kennedy Space Center, Schriever Air Force Base and Republic of South Africa.
Received the 1998 Professional Achievement Award from alma mater, Columbia College
Bachelor of Science degree from Columbia College with majors in Computer Information Systems and Business Administration.
Vice Chairman (2009) and Chairman (2010-2013) of Douglas County Republican Party
Vice Chairman of Colorado Republican Committee, 2013-2015
Chairman of Bylaws Committee for Colorado Republican Committee, 2015-2017
Chairman of the Colorado Republican Finance Committee, 2002
Frequent guest and guest host on conservative talk radio in Denver
Published over 200 articles through Townhall.com on the defense of American founding principles
Graduated from the Republican Leadership Program in 1996
Served on the Election Reform Commission, appointed by House Minority Leader Mike May