- From Ford, Virginia.
- Began playing banjo professionally while still in high school.
- Has worked with Michelle Nixon and Drive, Blue Ridge, Kenny and Amanda Smith.
- 2006, joined Grasstowne.
- 2007, released solo project “Steppin’ Out” (Pinecastle)
- 2010, joined Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice.
- 2013, released Second Time Around album (Mountain Fever).
- 2014, took a faculty position at East Tennessee State University, teaching banjo.
- 2018, formed new band called the Highland Travelers with Adam Steffey, Keith Garrett and Gary Hultman of the Boxcars (disbanded) and Kameron Keller of Ramblers Choice (also disbanded).