· Native Coloradoan—born and raised here in Colorado Springs · Convert to the Church at age 16—still the only member · Served mission in the Great Louisiana Baton Rouge Mission · Bachelor Degree from Colorado State University in Psychology · Master’s Degree from Utah State University in Family Therapy · Employed by the Church as a Religious Educator · Sealed in the Denver Temple to Tina Marie · Have four children—Taylor Marie, Callie Jean, Beckett, & Hadley · Love rock climbing, hiking, woodworking, and most importantly, spending time with my family
Institute Director. He earned a Ph.D. in Education and Master's of Science in Educational Leadership from the University of Idaho, as well as a Master's of Education from the Pennsylvania State University, and a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Portland State University, with a minor in Psychology. Prior to fulltime CES employment he was a Smokejumper for the U.S. Forest Service, served in the U.S. Navy and is currently in the Navy Reserve. He served a mission for the LDS Church to the Texas, Dallas Mission, and married his sweetheart, Amie Beth Potter, in the Denver, Colorado Temple, they have four children.