Specializing in college and high school cross country and track sports photography. Photographs have appeared in University of Illinois Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Media Guides. Freelance triathlon and marathon shooting for PBC Sports Photography. Studied sports photography with Walt Kuhn and G. Newman Lowrance.
Grew up in Normal, Illinois, and ran high school track and cross country at University High School. Attended Illinois State University for B.S. Mathematics and M.S. Economics. Worked 25 years for GTE/Verizon in financial, economic, programming and regulatory affairs.
After college, competed in over 250 regional and local running races including the Indianapolis 500 Mini-Marathon 11 times, Peachtree 10K, Bowling Green 10K Classic, Collin Classic 100K Bicycle Ride, Ft. Worth Cowtown 10K, Dick Lugar 5K and 10K, and Pleasant Run Run 5-Mile.
Co-captained the GTE team in the Indianapolis Corporate Challenge, was a local Torch Runner in for 1987 Pan Am Games held in Indianapolis and participated in Walt Disney Opening Ceremony at the Games.
Married to Cheryl, who is a freelance writer, and have one daughter, Sarah, who graduated Summa Cum Laude from Ball State University with major in print journalism and Japanese studies.