Education: Guntersville High School, Guntersville Alabama; Basic Law Enforcement Academy Okaloosa Walton Community College 1985; Graduate of Senior Leadership Program Class 9, FDLE /FCJEI, 2004, various law enforcement specialized training courses
Career: United States Air Force, 1981-1985; Fort Walton Beach Police Department: Auxiliary/ Reserve,1984-1985; Police Officer, 1985- 1987; Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office: Patrol Deputy,1987-1994; Sergeant,1994 -1999; Lieutenant, 1999-2004; Inspector,2004-2005; Captain,2005-2010; currently serving as Major of Operations.
Honor and Affiliations: Ordained Deacon, member of Hollywood Blvd. Baptist Church, Fort Walton Beach; member and Chaplain, Blue Knights Fl. XXV; Masons; Advisory Board Member of Trauma Intervention Programs Inc.; Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America.
Born Anniston, Alabama, spouse Tricia, Children three, grandchildren four, Church Baptist