Biography

Family and Farming Heritage

  • Married 51 years to Linda, a retired school social worker
  • Two grown children and three grandchildren
  • Lives in Maize, in the same house he built 40 years ago
  • 3rd-generation farmer in Sedgwick, Reno & Kingman Counties
  • Lifelong Republican

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Work History

  • VP Marketing – Sasnak Management Corp. (Carlos O’Kelly’s / Applebee’s restaurants)
  • General Manager – Wichita Wings
  • Co-Owner – ChamNicks (Marketing, Advertising & PR)
  • VP - Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce / Greater Downtown Wichita
  • Financial Advisor
  • Teacher, Football/Basketball Coach - Heights High School

Leadership Through Involvement

  • Sedgwick County Extension Board Member
  • Maize Park & Tree Board Member
  • Kansas Junior Livestock Show Board Member
  • Rotary Club of Wichita
  • Sedgwick County Extension Master Gardener
  • Friends University, Past Board Member
  • Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland, Past Board Member
  • Wichita Wagonmasters, Past Board Member
  • Aldersgate Methodist Church

Education

  • Maize High School
  • Kansas State University (undergraduate courses)
  • Friends University, Bachelor of Science
  • Wichita State University (graduate courses)

 

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