I was born and raised in Louisville, KY and grew up in the Fern Creek and Jeffersontown areas of Metro Louisville. I attended both Fern Creek and Jeffersontown High Schools.
During the Vietnam Conflict I joined the U.S. Army and served a total of 3 years, I received an Honorable Discharge.
Upon returning from duty in the Army I married my wife Debbie in July of 1972, we have been married 45 years and have 3 children. We have been members of Southeast Christian Church since 1994.
I enrolled and attended Jefferson Community College and have attended various business courses. I got my Real Estate license in 1976, my Brokers license in 1989 and my Principal Auctioneers license in 1988