President and CEO of Mid-America Publishing Corporation, Hampton. In that capacity, I currently oversee several Iowa weekly newspapers as publisher.
An Iowan my entire life. Graduate of Fort Dodge Senior High School and Iowa State University. Began as a sports editor in Hampton in 1997, promoted to managing editor and general manager of the Eagle Grove Eagle in March of 2000. Named Publisher of the Eagle Grove Eagle in January 2001. Named Director of Internet Services in March of 2008. Named Vice President of Operations in October 2008 and President and CEO of Mid-America Publishing in May 2012.
Wife Jill, sons Philip and Benjamin
Off the job interests:
Spending time with my family and friends while closely following the Iowa State Cyclones. Also serve on community boards for the Hampton Rotary Club and Franklin County Development Association. Also a past board member of the Franklin General Hospital Foundation.
Areas of most interested related to the INA:
Assisting in the growth and well being of all Iowa newspapers, not just today, but into the future. Among the concerns is the continued support of public notices in the print medium, and the continued delivery issues involving the United States Postal Service.