Born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. I obtained my Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1988 and my Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1995.
I received my Chartered Accountant designation in 1998. I have completed the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants I and II in 1998 and 1999. I have over 20 years of experience in public practice serving individuals and owner managed enterprises in Saskatchewan with the tax and accounting needs
I am married and together my wife and I are raising our three children in Saskatoon.