I was born and raised in the beautiful hills of Chillicothe, Ohio. I went to Anderson University, graduated with a BA in Business Management. I worked for Sears a number of years, in Indiana, Ohio and TN. It was at this time I completed the Sears’ National Executive Developmental Training Program and went on to manage multiple departments in various stores. After some time, I felt the call to return to Anderson to work on my masters. I decided to enroll in the Master of Divinity program at Anderson University School of Theology. While in graduate school, I worked for the General Director at Church of God Ministries, which is the international headquarters for the Church of God (Anderson). I started dating Autumn, my wife, while working on my masters and we were married in May of 04. I completed my masters’ program in May of 2005. I went into full time ministry in Northern Indiana and returned to Anderson and took a position with Enterprise. I worked at Enterprise for a couple of years when the opportunity to work in the Information Technology industry at Sensory Technologies occurred. Sensory Technologies is an Audio / Video integration and Video Conferencing company headquartered in Indianapolis. While there, I held the position of Purchasing Manager for the company. In this role, I am primarily responsible to buy equipment for the projects the company completes across the country. Most recently, I’ve been working for Western Governor’s University (www.wgu.edu). WGU is a fully online, non-profit, fully accredited university. I’ve held the role of Enrollment Counselor, Team Lead, and currently am a Trainer for the Enrollment Department. I help coordinate, develop and implement training for 175 employees.
In addition to working full time, I am also finishing up my 2nd (and final) masters. I have been working on an MBA for about 1.5 years and expect to be done the 1st of May, 2013. I’ve shared this experience with my wife, who is also finishing her MBA in Heathcare Management. Autumn recently accepted a full time position as Constituent Representative for Congresswoman Susan Brooks. Prior to this position, she held a similar part-time position with Congressman Mike Pence’s congressional office. Autumn is pretty awesome.