Family: Wife: Mary
2 Children: Charles, Sam.
Birth Date: 08/24/1961
Birthplace: Grand Prairie, TX
Home City: Grand Prairie, TX
Bachelors, Criminal Justice, Texas State University, 1982.
Independent Insurance Agent, State Farm, 1985-present
Claims Adjuster, State Farm Insurance.
Irving Chapter, AMBCUS
American Legislative Exchange Council
Board of Realtors
Board of Trustees/Administrative Board/Member/Staff-Parish Relations Committee, First United Methodist Church
Member, Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce
Member, Grand Prairie Rotary Club
Irving Chamber of Commerce
Parent Teacher Association
River of Trade Corridor Coalition
Texas Democratic Party
Board of Directors, Young Men's Christian Association.
Representative, Texas State House of Representatives, 2006-present
Changed Political Party, From Republican to Democrat, September 2007
Won Special Election, Texas State House of Representatives, March 2006.