I'm your Place 4 Amarillo City Councilmember. I've lived in Amarillo for twenty-two years with my wife Suzanne, who is a fifth grade teacher. For 21 years I worked as the Head of Innovation for Anderson Merchandisers. Now I consult with companies on their technology and business models.
I ride a bicycle when I can and practice Aikido, a martial art. My wife and I have taught Sunday School at First Christian Church. Our oldest daughter, Colleen, is a senior at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. Out other daughter, Megan, is a freshman at Southwestern University, and our son Alex is a sophomore at Amarillo Hight School. In 2005 we were one of the Amarillo Public Library’s Families of the Year.
- BA in Political Science from Texas A&M
- MA in English from Texas A&M
- University of Texas School of Law
- Languages: English, German, French, and Mandarin
- Amarillo Adult Literacy Council
- Amarillo Little Theater
- Amarillo Traffic Commission
- Don Harrington Discovery Center
- Mariposa Village Community Land Trust
- Panhandle 20/Twenty
- Wildcat Bluff Nature Center
Adjunct instructor of technology at Ascension Academy
Twenty year career creating technology and digital platforms that handle digital content and distribution.
Invented the Internet’s first intelligent artificially intelligent web shopping robot.
Developed digital marketing strategies for in-store promotions and events for large retailers, including Wal-Mart.
Invented and managed an encryption satellite transmission program to distribute internet content to areas of the planet lacking free expression and open information.
Developed a new method of dual encryption layers to protect personal and private data.
Built an infrastructure technical system for healthy living and engagement.
Currently developing a platform to find, track, and rescue antiquities stolen in areas of conflict around the planet.