- From Oklahoma.
- Won the national mandolin championship in Winfield, Kansas.
- Early bands: The Bluegrass Revue with Vince Gill. Also worked with Vassar Clements, Peter Rowan, Larry McNeeley, Jim Lauderdale and the Bluegrass Cardinals.
- 1985-2001, a member of The Mike Snider Trio.
- 2002, formed (with banjo player Blake Williams) the Williams and Clark Expedition.
- 2009, joined Jerry Butler and the Blu-J’s.
- He is also a luthier, building Dr. Mojo custom guitars.