father of four young daughters, I am a strong advocate for
family values. My wife of 17 years, Jodi, is a lifelong resident
of Howell County, a graduate of West Plains Public Schools, and
is currently finishing her teaching degree at Missouri State
University--West Plains. My wife and I run a small cattle
operation and trucking business in Howell County.
an extensive background in business. After graduating from
Missouri State University with an Accounting degree in 1988, I
was an auditor for the Missouri State Auditor's Office until
1990. I then moved back to Howell County where I worked for a
local Savings and Loan company and then for a West Plains
accounting firm until 1995. I have owned and operated my own
businesses for the last 16 years and I have experienced the same
economic concerns as you, the local voter. My desire is to
share the voice of the citizens of Howell County, while utilizing
my background and experience as your State Representative.
to educate our children, protect the rights of our citizens, and
provide for the general welfare of the people. I have a plan and
look forward to sharing it with each of you individually.