He is currently the General Manager for the L.S. STARRETT TRUSTONE TECHNOLOGIES DIVISION in Waite Park. He was formally a director of operations for rms Aerospace and Medical in Coon Rapids, and held leadership positions at Boston Scientific in Maple Grove and Electrolux Home Products in St. Cloud. He is a life long resident of the St. Cloud area, graduating form St. Cloud Tech high school in 1978 and St. Cloud State University with a BS in 1983 and an MBA in 1988.