Owner and operator of Reasoner Oil Company. Born in Davenport. Raised and resides in Creston. Received B.S. and J.D. from Creighton University. Served as Union County supervisor and chairs the Region XIV Workforce Investment Board. Member of 5B Judicial Youth Shelter-Lamoni, Union County Law Enforcement Commission, Area 14 Agency on Aging, and Crossroads Mental Health- Creston. Serves on the Midwest Opportunities Board of Trustees-Creston/Corning. Member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, where he serves on the parish council. Wife Margaret; two sons and one daughter. Serving first term in House.