- Born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio
- Graduated from Liberty High School
- Married and have one daughter and two grandchildren
- Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Keiser University (2015)
- Volusia Sheriff’s Office
2000 – Present; worked in patrol, crime suppression, SWAT, Internal Affairs Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, and currently the Chief of Special Operations.
- Daytona Beach Police Department
2000; worked in patrol.
- Youngstown Police Department; Youngstown, Ohio
(1992-2000) worked in patrol, Particular Problem Interdiction Team (PPIT), Mahoning Valley Violent Crimes Task Force (MVCTF), and the Crisis Response Team (CRT)
- The United States Air Force (USAF)
Desert Storm Veteran (1987-1991)
- Graduate of the Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP) (2018)
- Graduate of the Southern Police Institute (SPI) Command Officers Development Course (2012)