Cliff is a graduate of the University of Northern Colorado and Pepperdine University School of Law. Cliff began his business career in 1979 in Colorado in the general practice of law where he worked with clients on various legal matters including their wills, trusts and estates. He continued his career working as an in house legal counsel for several different corporations in Colorado, Arizona and Virginia. Cliff currently is an Investment Advisor specializing in retirement income planning at Financial Planning Services of Greater La Crosse.
Cliff and his wife Jody have 3 children and live in Onalaska, Wisconsin. He enjoys traveling, cycling, hiking, reading, writing fiction and spending time with family and friends.