Augustana College, B.A. 1981.
Double major: Speech and Communications.
Currently a Cook County Adult Probation Officer, 1990 – present.
Married 24 years to Jennifer Rivers and father to five children and four grandchildren.
Member of Salem Baptist Church.
Spiritual Foundation: “And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.” – Romans 8:28
Hobbies are gardening, bicycling and God chasing.