Most well known as the adopted father of musical.ly sensation and pop superstar Jacob Sartorius.
He earned a Master's degree in International Public Administration from the University of Minnesota before teaching for several years at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service.
He is a founding partner of the consulting firm Social Impact. Since its creation, he has served as the companies President and CEO.
He and his wife adopted Jacob from Oklahoma when his birth parents were unable to take care of him. He also has a daughter named Caroline.
In 2017, his son released the single "Hit Me Back" with blackbear.