"I am a fourth generation Coloradan who has served in the US Marine Corps, US Department of the Treasury, and as a Colorado prosecutor.  I retired as a Colonel from the Marine Corps Reserve after 25 years of service (16 years on active duty), which included three tours in Iraq.  I am proud to have been in public service virtually my entire career."

Graduated from Georgetown University Law Center  with a Juris Doctorate Degree in 1986.

Deputy District Attorney in the 4th Judicial District Office, Colorado Springs from 1987 to 1990.

 Active Duty, US Marine Corps, 1990-99

Senior Counsel/Assistant Director for Enforcement, Office of Foreign Asset Control, US Department of the Treasury,  Washington, DC  1999-2007

Chief Deputy District Attorney, 14th Judicial District, Craig, CO 2007-08

Mobilized to Active Duty, US Marine Corps, 2008-2011

Assistant District Attorney, 14th Judicial District, Steamboat Springs, CO 2011-12

Appointed as District Attorney by Governor Hickenlooper in August 2012, elected in November 2012,  sworn in for first term in January 2013