Born in Lakeland, Polk County, Florida, on February 8, 1967. Married to Melody A. Shipley nee Cottingham of New Port Richey, Florida on January 29, 1994. Three sons and two daughters.
B.S. in Management, The Florida State University, 1994; B.S. in Accounting, The Florida State University, 1999; M.B.A. in Entrepreneurship, The Florida State University, 1996; J.D., The Florida State University, 2002
United States Army Reserve, 1988-1996; active-duty wartime service from January 1991 to September 1991 in the Southwest Asia theatre of operations (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) in support of the Persian Gulf War, Operation Desert Shield, and Operation Desert Storm.
City Council, City of Mount Dora, Florida, November 2003 - December 2005; Round Lake Elementary Charter Board; Troop Committee member, Boy Scouts of America, Troop 70.
Languages Spoken: Spanish, Portuguese
Licensed since 2002
Cash, Check, Credit Card
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2002||08/17/2015|
|Attorney/CPA||Shipley Law Firm||1996 - Present|
|Florida State University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|Florida State University||Accounting||BS - Bachelor of Science||1999|
|Florida State University||Entrepreneurship||MBA||1996|
|Florida State University||Management||BS - Bachelor of Science||1994|