1985-Present: 35 years metalworking and career blacksmithing experience
1996-Present: 26 years sole proprietor working on high-end architectural blacksmithing projects from in-house designs and collaborating on large scale projects with other contemporary blacksmith shops.
1996-Present: 26 years industrial fabrication, structural steel, heavy equipment repair, sawmill general maintenance, millwright, marine welding, and dock repair.
1995: M.F.A. Blacksmithing Degree, S.I.U. Carbondale
1989-Present: Extensive shop technician, teaching assistant, demonstrating and teaching experience with: SIU Carbondale, Penland School of Crafts, National Ornamental Metal Museum, Peters Valley Craft Center, Appalachian Craft Center, Haystack Mountain School.
1989: B.F.A. Metalsmithing Degree, Parsons School of Design