I was born and raised in the town of St.George. My family has operated Dowling's Marine & Auto Services Ltd in the town for over sixty years. I attended St.George's Prep and then went on to Warwick Academy, as well as Florida Air Academy and graduated a cadet captain. Moving on to higher learning, I attended Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida and graduated with B. A. in Human Services. I serve on the Corporation of St. George's as a councilor, in addition to their infrastructure committee. I also currently serve on the  St.George's Preservation Authority, Development Applications Board, and the Water Safety council.