December 1957, born in Salem, Oregon. Completed South Salem High School in 1976 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education came from Oregon State University in 1981. Received an advanced performance degree from Musicians Institute in 1986. Through out the formative years, life was full of music, athletics, theater, public service and family.
1981 through the present day has been occupied with many facets of the entertainment industry, experiencing every side of the boards, microphone and camera.
1981 ? 1985 was spent as musician, performer, and dreamer ? played in the band all over the Great Northwest in any and every possible venue from Northern California to the North Pole.
1986 ? 1992 - La Vida loco in the City of Angels. Worked in the midst of hair bands, concert tours and music videos as an audio engineer, grip/electric, lighting director, production manager, and technical advisor. Transitioned from music performance to film & television production after professional musical efforts peaked with ?best rock song? appearing on an episode of Doogie Houser M.D. (!)
1992 to present ? living and trying in Dixie. Nashville, Tennessee was a destination for another music industry effort in 1992. Nashville is a community alive with opportunity in the entertainment industry - which affords a creative soul venue. Lights, camera and action mark this period of time? as a ?for hire? Director/Producer, D.P., or all around film technician.
When not on set, family and community are priorities. Active in FilmNashville, IATSE Local 492, Episcopal Church, and varied civic endeavors.
Son to Dona & Leon.
Father to Meagan.
Husband to Deborah.
April 1967, born in Otjiwanrongo, Namibia (South West Africa). Completed High School in 1986. Received Dental Assistant Associate Degree in 1996.
1990 - 1996 - worked as a make-up artist for the La Monic Modeling school. Designed, applied and taught make-up techniques for runway, fashion shows, black and white and color photo profile sessions.
November 1998, traveled to New Zealand, experience life to the fullest. While in New Zealand worked on multiple non-profit events inclusive of fashion shows, television productions and live events as production coordinator.
2006 Trained as an Editor in Final Cut Pro, Projects done- EPK, Green Screen, Music Video and Documentary for TV. October 2003, I came home to Nashville, Tennessee..... to marry Jeff ....
I love my two boy's, Harpo and Rex (Great Danes)
I believe that life is too short to settle for good enough. I am a confident, intelligent, kind and open-minded person with firm beliefs and opinions. I am outgoing and passionate. I like people who take charge of their own destiny but who aren't afraid to admit their shortcomings.
Being brought up in Africa, I have come to realize that "survival of the fittest," is not always the rule...