- B.S., Journalism 1994
- Manages Jason Isbell, St. Paul and the Broken Bones and John Moreland.
- 20 year career as a music publicist – Worked with artists such as Drive-By Truckers, Steve Earle, Centro-matic, International Bluegrass Music Association, MerleFest, Old Crow Medicine Show, Sugar Hill Records
- Founding member of the Americana Music Association
- Honoree – 10th Annual Louise Scruggs Memorial Forum at the Country Music Hall of Fame.