*Co-founded James Valley Nursery in 1980
*Past President of South Dakota Nursery and Landscape Assoc.
*Landscape Design & Business Finance Degrees from SDSU
*Toro Certified Irrigation Professional
*Plant Material, Irrigation and Hardscape continuing education
*Hobbies include Genealogy, Music (learning to play guitar), Dirt Track Racing, Spending time with his Grandchildren.