I am excited to announce my candidacy for NC Senate seat District 44.
A brief biography:
- Textile worker’s son born and raised in Mooresville, N. C.
- Graduate of UNC- Chapel Hill (economics) and Southern College of Optometry
- Served 5 years in the US Air Force including chief of eye clinic, Incirlik Air Force Base, Turkey
- For 34 years I have served the eye care needs of Lincoln County as owner of Carolina Eye Care with offices in Denver and Lincolnton
- Member and Deacon at Westport Baptist Church, Denver, N. C.
- Past precinct chairman and past township get-out-the-vote coordinator
- Current vice-chairman and past acting chairman – Lincoln County Republican Party
- Married 42 years to wife, Rachel Ann, with 3 children and 4 grandchildren
Brief political philosophy:
- Christian worldview
- Working for smaller government, fewer regulations, and a job creating environment
- Working toward getting our state financial house in order so we can lower
- Taxes for all North Carolina citizens and businesses in North Carolina, thereby creating more jobs