•Graduate of Wheaton College, Illinois with BA degree;
•Served in U.S. Army active duty for two years, Florida Army National Guard for six years, discharged honorably at rank of Captain;
•Graduated Stonier Graduate School of Banking, Rutgers, The State University;
•Graduated National Commercial Lending School;
•Graduated National Commercial Graduate Lending School;
•Taught multiple banking and banking related courses for American Institute of Banking;
•On staff of School for Bank Administration, University of Wisconsin, Madison for ten plus years;
•Career as commercial banker for 35 years with multiple positions, including president/CEO of various community banks in South Florida;
•Served ten years as CFO for $60 million sales and distribution company on south Florida;
•Currently serves as Broker-in-Charge and vice president of Hound Ears Club/Hound Ears Real Estate;
•Currently serve as arbitrator for FINRA;
•Currently serves as a Trustee with GuideStone Financial Resources, a division of Southern Baptist Convention;
•Past Board member of Hope Pregnancy Resource Center of Boone, NC.
•Hobbies include playing French horn, golfing, motorcycling, hiking, fishing;
•Two adult children, six adult grandchildren, and six great grandchildren.