Professional Experience: Has previously worked as the owner/operator of 2 hotels on St. Simons Island; Owner/Operator of 3 restaurants and bars on St. Simons Island; Served as Partner in RCI Communications; Vice President of Hefernan Properties; General Manager for Scott Hudgens Company; Was employed as Resident Manager for Marriott; Worked as Director of Operations for Six Flags Entertainment Corporation.
Civic and Community Service: Past Board Member & Regional Vice President- Georgia Hospitality and Travel Association; Past President- Colonial Coast Travel Association; Past President- Glynn County Hotel and Restaurant Association; Past Board Member & Officer- Brunswick Rotary Club; Past President- Heart Association; Past Board Member- Boys Club.
Government Experience: No previous public or government office held.
Education: Degree in Industrial Management- Georgia Tech
Personal: Member of Wesley United Methodist Church; currently serving as the Agape Adult Sunday School Class teacher. Married to wife, Ellen. Has two children- son, Danny and daughter, Jennifer.