Married Jean Poggemeier, December 3, 1988, in St. Charles. They have two sons, Brendan Erich and William Tyler. Taught in the public schools seven years; practicing attorney ten years.
Member: St. Charles Borromeo Parish; Rotary Club; president, Boys and Girls Club of St. Charles County; St. Charles County Salvation Army Advisory Board. Elected to the House: 1988-1990. Elected to the Senate: 1992.