Republican Party politician and an 88th-district member of the Virginia House of Delegates. He began representing Virginia's Piedmont region in 2002.
He attended both Western Kentucky University and Virginia's Mary Washington College.
From 1980 until 2004, he was a commander in the United States Navy.
A native of Louisville, Kentucky, he later settled in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, with his wife Eugenia Ann Fairchild.
He and Democrat Rosalyn Dance both served in the Virginia House of Delegates during the first decade of the Twenty-first century.