Where did you complete your undergraduate degree?

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

What played into your decision to get a graduate engineering degree?

Career development

Why did you pick WashU?

History, reputation and academics.

What is your favorite thing about St. Louis?

Baseball and Forest Park.

Do you have any work history? If yes, please describe.

Six-year military veteran, flight line aircraft mechanic; 2.5 years as an industrial engineer at The Boeing Co.

Are there any not-for-profit agencies that you have volunteered or worked with?

Veterans Task Force

What are your plans for the future?

Continue expanding education, developing business leadership skills, eventually move into a leadership position in production and/or business operations.