About Me

  • Originally from Morris, MN and a Golden Valley resident for 35 years and counting.
  • Married to Debra, two daughters who graduated from Robbinsdale Public Schools and one grandson.
  • Served on the Golden Valley Planning Commission for 9 years, 2003-2012

I am a Building Construction Industry professional. In this role, I have managed nearly $1 billion in construction projects in the Midwest, 80% of which are medical clinics and hospitals. I am a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified professional. Smart, green development is what I've been working with for most of my career.

I have a track record of community involvement, including:

  • Five years of service on the Golden Valley City Council
  • Nine years serving on the Golden Valley Planning Commission
  • Served on the Community Board of Directors for the Minneapolis Downtown YMCA for three years
  • Active in the PTSA at Neill Elementary School and the SPA at Sandburg Middle School when my daughters were students, including a total of 12 years as treasure and one year as president.
  • Served as League Director for Golden Valley Girls Softball for two years

Education:

  • Accredited LEED professional
  • Certified Construction Contract Administrator
  • Master of Business Administration, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
  • Bachelor of Environmental Design, University of Minnesota