He joined the Texas Army National Guard in 2001 and attended basic training and advanced individual training as a 13B (Cannon Crewmember) at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. He is a native of Port Lavaca, Texas and graduated from Calhoun High School in 2002.
He served in many Non-commissioned Officer Leadership positions. His earlier assignments include cannoneer crewmember, team leader, squad leader, S1 NCOIC, Public Affairs Officer, Unit Movement Officer, Retention Non-Commissioned Officer, Disinterested Officer, Post Attack Reconnaissance Team Leader, Electronic Warfare Officer, Customs Inspector, Readiness NCO, Supply Sergeant, First Sergeant, Training Center Garrison Command Sergeant Major for the Texas Army National Guard, and 1st Battalion and 133rd Field Artillery Command Sergeant Major.
His federal civilian career began in 2011 at the Defense Logistics Agency. He later transferred to the Corpus Christi Army Depot in 2013 as an Administrative Officer in the Workforce Management Division in support of the industry’s leader of repair and overhaul for helicopters, engines, and components in Army Aviation. He supported the Directorate of Resource Management, the Directorate of Infrastructure Operations, Directorate of Quality Management, and the Directorate of Aircraft Production. He has later selected in 2019 to the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center as a Human Resource Specialist.
He and his wife of 16 years, Angela, have five children and reside in Corpus Christi, Texas.
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