I earned my Bachelors of Science in Digital Film & Video Production from the Art Institutes International, Minnesota. My eduction focused on all aspects of filmmaking, including; script writing, preproduction, production, and post-production. I have advanced experience and knowledge in producing, directing, cinematography, sound design & mixing, lighting and gaffer work, editing both linearly and non-linearly, storytelling and acting. I also have permissions to original, composed music. I enjoy live theater, and have both onstage and backstage experience. Furthermore, I am a veteran of the US Navy (2003-2007). I served one tour in the Gulf on board the USS John C. Stennis and worked on deck in aviation and firefighting. I am a hockey enthusiast, I have played consecutively for 20 years and successfully earned a position to tryout for the Portland Winterhawks, a WCHL hockey team in 2002.