Assistant Republican Leader
2011 - 2012 (House); 2013 - Present (Senate)
Committee of the Whole; Judiciary (Minority Spokesperson); Criminal Law; Education; Executive; Labor; Subcommittee on Gov. Operations; Subcommittee on Special Issues (ED); Subcommittee on Special Issues (CL).
Born May 1, 1975 in Streator, Illinois; raised on family farm in Livingston County; Graduated Woodland High School. Veteran of his service in uniform while an infantry soldier in the Illinois Army National Guard.
Graduated from Illinois State University and then the University of Illinois College of Law. Principal with law office of Meyer Capel, P.C. Selected to inaugural class of the 2012 Edgar Fellows Leadership Program. Member of Illinois House from 2011-2013. Resides in Bloomington with wife, Kristin, as well as their two sons and a daughter.