- Jacksonville, NC
- Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps (2002-06)
- ADSW orders for three months in 2007
- MPA ’17 with a graduate certificate in organizational change
"Deciding on the degree was always more important to me than picking a degree. Mizzou's reputation, online program, national ranking, accreditation, tuition rate and military-friendliness were all deciding factors. The University of Missouri was the best fit for me."