Real estate sales and management. Born, raised, and resides in Muscatine. Graduated from Muscatine High School. Member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Elks, Masonic Lodge, Farm Bureau, Pork Producers Association, Iowa Com Growers Association, Soybean Association, Muscatine-Louisa Flood Control Commission, and Muscatine Chamber of Commerce. Four daughters and six grandchildren. Serving seventh term in House.