He was born in Quincy, Illinois and attended St. Peter's, graduated from Quincy Notre Dame in 1988, where he played soccer and the University of Illinois in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science of Architectural Studies.
He lives in the Los Angeles area with wife Sara and their three sons, Will, Sam and Ben.
- Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice (writer, director, voice actor-Hope With Me Bunny)
- Prep & Landing: Tiny's Big Adventure (writer, director)
- The Ballad of Nessie (writer)
- Prep & Landing Stocking Suffer: Operation: Secret Santa (writer, director)
- Prep & Landing (writer, director, voice actor-Brian)
- Olaf's Frozen Adventure (director)
- How to Hook Up Your Home Theater (story, director)
- Brother Bear (story)
- Wreck-It Ralph (voice actor-Clyde)
- Chicken Little (story artist)
- Tarzan (additional clean-up artist)
- Mulan (assistant clean-up animator:"Chi Fu")
- Big Hero 6 (creative leadership:Walt Disney Animation Studios)
- Lilo & Stitch (additional production support)