Graduated Franklin County High School in 1994
Attended Eastern Kentucky University 1994-1997, Major in Criminal Justice.
Joined United States Marine Corps Reserves in December 1997.
Became a Military Policeman
Activated in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.
Combat Veteran with numerous awards.
Received Honorable Discharge in 2005, at the rank of Corporal.
Hired at Franklin County Regional Jail in May 1999, as part time Corrections Officer in May 1999, became full time in August 1999.
Promoted up through the Chain of Command.
Chief Deputy- Under Jailer Ted Hammermeister.
Hired at Franklin County Sheriff’s Office in October 2007
Graduated Department of Criminal Justice training in March 2008. (18 week academy).
Conduct all training in areas of Firearms & Use of Force.
Founding member of SWAT team.
Member Mounted Patrol Unit
Promoted to Detective in April 2013.
Elected as Franklin County Jailer- January 2015
Member American Legion, Post 7
Member Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 4075
Member Elks Lodge, No. 530
Member Franklin County Fair Board
Chairperson for Human Rights Committee, Community Alternatives of Kentucky.
Coach for Youth Baseball & Basketball