Master of Science - Criminal Justice Administration – Ferris State University
Bachelor of Science – Criminal Justice – Grand Valley State University
Associate of Applied Arts & Science – Law Enforcement - Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Police Academy – Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Prior to joining Ferris in 2010, I worked for the State of Michigan for twenty years in the Department of Social Services, Department of Attorney General – Special Agent, Health Care Fraud Division, and Department of State Police – Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards – Field Representative.
Prior to (and also during some of) my State service I worked as a Road Patrol Officer for the Cities of Norton Shores, Montague and Whitehall police departments, also serving in the West Michigan Enforcement Team – Narcotics Unit for two and a half years during this time. I spent a total of eleven years working as a uniformed officer.