He is a brass musician, businessman and teacher born in West Point, Iowa.
After leaving high school he obtained degrees from Quincy University and Southern Illinois University before moving to Missouri to study for his MBA at Saint Louis’ Washington University.
He is an accomplished musician who performs on the trombone, tuba and euphonium and has played as a member of the Saint Louis Brass Band, appearing on their recording Strike Up the Band, and at concerts at the Saint Louis Cathedral, appearing on their holiday CD Christmas at the Cathedral. He has also been a member of the St. Peters Brass Quartet and is a consultant for the Saint Louis Low Brass Collective, which provides opportunities for local amateur musicians.
In business he is the President of the 1944 Group LLC and a member of the Public Affairs Council Board of Directors and committees at the Missouri Chamber of Commerce. In the world of musical education he is a private tutor in trombone.
Here he is playing the trombone with the Saint Louis Low Brass Collective in a performance of Sousa’s “The Thunderer March”…
- CD Liner Notes: Christmas at the Cathedral