Born and raised in Ballston Spa, graduated from Ballston Spa High School. Spent 11 years in sales and management for PepsiCola. Returned to college in 2001. Associates Degree from HVCC in 2003, Bachelor's Degree from SUNY Oneonta in 2007 in Adolescent Education: Social Studies. I was married in October 2013, and my wife and I welcomed our daughter in April 2013. We currently live in Saratoga Springs.