- From Waynesboro, Virginia.
- A multi-instrumentalist who plays all the bluegrass instruments.
- Age 16, toured with a gospel group called The Crestmen.
- Worked for three years in a band with Lew Dewitt of the original Statler Brothers.
- 2000, released first solo album and formed a new band called “Virginia Blend.”
- 2002, formed a band called “Phoenix.”