Graduate, Richard King High School, Corpus Christi, Texas
Graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University €“ 1975
Served in the Veterinary Corps, U.S. Army from graduation until 1978
Associate in a mixed animal practice in Texas from 1978 until 1982
Owned Wooldridge Creek Animal Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas from 1982 until 2012.
Associate veterinarian, VCA Oso Creek Animal Hospital 2012 until present.
Elected to the board of the American Heartworm Society in 2004, served as secretary-treasurer from 2007 until 2010 and as president from 2010 until 2013. Now serving the Executive Board as the Immediate Past President.
Married 40 years to Shirley €“ three grown children and one grandson.
Texas Veterinary Medical Association €“ member, former executive board member, served on Peer Assistance and Ethics and Grievance committees.
American Veterinary Medical Association - member