I received my Bachelor's degree from St. Xavier University in December of 2004.  I received my Master's degree from Benedictine University in June of 2008 in Administration and Leadership.

I was born in Oak Lawn and I have two younger sisters. My wife and I were married in December of 2010 and we welcomed our first child, Sean into the world in August of 2012.  We welcomed our second son Drew into the world at the end of October 2014.  I have 5 nephews and 3 nieces.  I was a teacher at River Valley for the first five years of my teaching, all in the fifth grade. I have taught eighth grade Social Studies, Science and Math, seventh grade Social Studies and seventh grade math at Old Quarry along with sixth grade Math and Language Arts. This is my 13th year teaching.