Assistant Republican Leader
District Office: 19 S. Capitol St.
( 309 ) 620 - 8631
( 309 ) 349 - 3046 FAX
January 2011 - Present
Insurance: Health & Life; Transportation: Vehicles & Safety (Republican Spokesperson); Health & Healthcare Disparities (Republican Spokesperson); Mental Health; Veterans' Affairs; Red Light Camera Subcommittee; Special License Plates Subcommittee; Insurance: Property & Casualty; Justice System Subcommittee; School Buses Subcommittee; Special Issues- Subcommittee (Sub-Co-Chairperson).
Full-time Legislator; born July 2, 1974, in Peoria, IL; B.A., Communications, Bradley University, Peoria, IL; was named East Peoria Distinguished Citizen of the Year by the East Peoria Chamber of Commerce; 2013 Legislator of the Year by the Illinois Insurance Association; 2012 Legislator of the Year by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police; named a 2012 Edgar Fellow; awarded the 2012 Friend of Agriculture Award by the Illinois Farm Bureau; 2012 Illinois Electric Cooperatives’ Public Service Award; 2012 Champion of Free Enterprise by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, which also named him “Outstanding Freshman Legislator.”; and 2012 Guardian of Small Business Award by the National Federation of Independent Business/Illinois. Wife-Natalie, Four Children.