In 2007 had successful marketing career underway in Chicago. Was offered a management position. Quit to pursue photography instead. Started as unpaid intern for Jeff Sciortino and Paul Elledge. Was offered full-time 1st Assistant by both. Chose Paul. Worked as 1st Assistant, Digi Tech and Studio Manager for 4 years. Moved to L.A. in 2011 to shoot for myself.