- Grew up in Southern California, lived in Austin, TX from 2002 to 2017, currently residing just north of Nashville, TN.
-2001 honors graduate of Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA.
- Have played in bands of various styles, taught guitar lessons, did sales and repairs of instruments, etc. etc. A self described "GUITAR LIFER".
- 10 years of retail experience at independent mom and pop guitar shops and Guitar Center.
- Worked for Fender for 4 years as a product specialist. Did artist relations for Fender in Austin. Later was a consultant and in-house guitar tech for the Gibson Artist Showroom in Austin for a year.
- Traveled the world as a touring guitar tech for 5 years with Jimmie Vaughan. Have also worked with Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Josh Ritter, Lonestar, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Larry Carlton, Radney Foster, Eric Johnson, Christopher Cross, Billy Gibbons, Terri Clark, Hunter Hayes, etc.
-Currently playing guitar with various Nashville artists. Have toured regionally and played on Broadway in Nashville 2 to 3 times per week.