• Married with six grown sons
  • Rochester resident for 22 years


  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Bachelor of Arts Degree
  • Columbus State University, GA, Post-Graduate Studies
  • University of Minnesota, Festival and Event Management, Certificate

Professional Experience/Community

  • Consultant in Arts Management/Grant Writing/Fundraising
  • Children’s Dance Theatre (CDT) – Board Member/Grant Writer
  • Greater Rochester Arts and Cultural Trust – Board Member
  • Rochester Chamber Music Society (RCMS) – Board Member/Volunteer
  • Rochesterfest – Board Member/Event Coordinator
  • Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council (SEMAC) – Arts Advisory Panelist
  • Southeastern Minnesota Suzuki Association (SEMSA) – Board Member/Grant Writer/Program Director
  • Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestras (SEMYO) – Board Member/Camp Program Coordinator