1983 ~ Graduated from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, IL, with a Bachelor of Science Degree.
1993-Present ~ Owner/Operator of Alton Stained Glass Works, Alton, IL, specializing in Stained Glass Artwork.
1994-Present ~ Part-time Instructor in Stained Glass at Lewis and Clark Community College, Godfrey, IL.
1997 ~ Completed courses in glass slumping and fusing at Hot Glass Horizons Workshop, Portland, OR.
1998 ~ Completed course in glass bead making, Chicago, IL.
2002 ~ Sponsored by Urban Glass, completed course in fusing and casting recycled glass in Coldigioco, Italy.
2004 ~ Completed course in fused and torch blown ornament, Chicago, IL.