- From Cincinnati, Ohio (born in Maryland).
- Began playing mandolin as a teenager.
- First pro job: Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass.
- 1992-1995, had a band called Union Springs.
- 1995, worked with Charlie Waller and the Country Gentlemen.
- 1996, joined J. D. Crowe and the New South.
- 1999, released first solo project “Kentucky Peace of Mind” (no label).
- 2007, released Never Say Never Again album (Rural Rhythm).
- 2012, formed American Drive with other former members of J.D. Crowe and the New South (after Crowe retired).