• Won First place entry in NWFA 2007 Extreme Makerover

  • On the Advisory Board for the Central Community College

  • Founder of the Wood flooring Program at Central Community College

  • Instructor for the Decorative Flooring School in Florida in 2006, 2007, and 2008

  • Received NWFA Craftsman Degree

  • Attended Advanced Wood Flooring Inspectors Course by Howard Brickman

  • Student at NWFA/NOFMA School in Tennessee

  • Member of the Wood Floor Guild

  • Professional Sand and Finishing Schools including basic coatings, bona, NWFA

  • Instructor for NWFA Expert School on installation, sand and finish in 2008, 2009, 2010

  • Guest Speaker for the 2008 Surfaces in Las Vegas Flooring Emposium

  • 2008-2009 chair member of NWFA Board of Education

  • 2009 Installation instructor for NIFCA held in Omaha, Grand Island and Sioux City

  • 2009 Instructor for NWFA Subfloor Installation School

  • Guest speaker for the 2011 Sioux Empire Home Show

  • National Association Wood Flooring NWFA Master crafstmanship certification

  • Bona Certified Craftsman program Certificate

  • One on one internship with Joe Boone Jr. in Jacksonville, Florida