Native of Colorado being born in Denver. Grew up in Westminster Colorado, graduating from Ranum High School and continued education in business mgmt. at Community College of Denver. Started my business career at King Soopers in Denver, a Kroger Division. I started at the bottom as a courtesy clerk and rapidly advanced into management, holding various positions including Service Manager, Grocery Manager, Asst. Store Manager, and most of my career as Store Manager. In 2013 Kroger relocated me to the Fry’s Division in Phoenix AZ. I managed different store locations here, with the last store managing 10 department managers, over 160 employees, 54 million dollars in sales and 143 million dollars in inventory. During my career I have held various board positions, including United Way, Boys and Girls Club and the Sooper Credit Union. I retired from Kroger in 2016 and joined LeTip International as vice president.
I am married to Kim Marie and have 5 children and 5 grandchildren. Outside activities include spending time with grandchildren, travel, camping, all professional sports, and shooting.