Hometown and current city:

Springfield, IL

In my spare time:

I enjoy staying fit by exercising at the YMCA and cycling locally with several groups. I’m a team chairman on annual YMCA Strong Kids Campaign and I travel throughout the year with our daughter Sophia, who is a competitive swimmer.

A perfect day would consist of:

An early morning workout, a Cardinals game with my family, and an evening out with friends.

Words I live by:

“It’s never the wrong time to do the right thing” Martin Luther King


“Don’t worry, this is going to be easy”

Insurance experience and involvement:

Graduate of Maryland Casualty School of Insurance, IIA young agents member and committee volunteer, and Licensed Illinois Flood specialist


University of Illinois Springfield

Proudest Accomplishment:

Becoming a partner at TROXELL and beating the pool odds on my marriage by 18 years

Favorite Song:

"Take it Easy," Eagles

Favorite Movie:

Any James Bond movie with Sean Connery

What you may not know:

I’m a foodie. I enjoy creating meals that are often foreign and unique. I’m also a U.S. Army expert sharpshooter medal recipient.


Regardless of the field you choose to work in, surround yourself with the brightest and the best.