Born and raised in Dallas Texas, Graduated from W.T. White High School in 1970. Attended Texas A&M University and graduated in 1975 with a BS in Microbiology. Graduated from UT Austin in 1977 with a BS in Pharmacy. Started working in San Antonio at the Robert B Green Hospital. Moved to Tyler Texas in 1979 and started working for Kmart. Worked there until 2003 when they closed the store due to bankruptcy. Worked at another location for 10 years then decided to open my own Pharmacy. We opened TylerRx pharmacy in Nov 2012. I have 3 children and 5 grandchildren. I was involved in scouting for 20 years being in various positions from webelos den leader to Scoutmaster of a boy scout troop. I enjoy camping hiking mountain biking & gardening.