The Driver

Education:
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.A. in Economics
Minor in Business Administration

Career:
Sales & Marketing

Event Region(s):
Midwest (Chicagoland, Northern Illinois, Central Illinois, St. Louis, Western Michigan, Milwaukee)

Motorsports Experience:
  • Illini Automotive Club (IAC), Founder
    First student to bring autocross to the University of Illinois
  • InterCollegiate AutoX League, Co-Founder
    Two seasons of networking/event hosting in the Midwest
  • Autocross recruiting with U of I, Purdue, Bradley, and other area colleges
    Responsible for the creation of several collegiate motorsports clubs in the Midwest
  • Networks Spanning Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, Michigan, Cincinnati, Kentucky, and the Carolina’s
    Events with Chicago SCCA, CCSCC, Cincy SCCA, and KYSCCA, CCR, HSCC
  • Team member of Formula SAE at U of I (2010)
  • 5+ Years Autocross Racing
  • Three Honda build journals + two websites with 30,000 views and counting
  • Prior 350whp/wtq Subaru WRX build and journal
  • Extensive documentation of all builds, featuring DIY installation guides, product reviews, and videos
Prior Cars:
1997 Civic Hatchback
1997 Civic Hatchback
1997 Civic Hatchback
2007 WRX
2007 WRX Engine Bay
2007 WRX
2007 WRX
2007 WRX
2014 Motorsports Goals:
  • SMF Regional Champion (CCSCC or Chicago SCCA)
  • Continue to build a strong network with our sponsors and the community
  • Top competitor in local and regional events in the Midwest
  • Compete in events hosted in at least 3 different states
  • Attend an Import Alliance meet
  • Attend JDM Chicago & Friday Night Lights meets
  • Continue to build a nationally competitive SMF autocross car
  • Begin plans for building the SMF civic into a dual purpose Honda Challenge H2 vehicle
2015+ Motorsports Goals:
  • SCCA nationals, podium placement in SMF
  • Begin competing in Honda Challenge H2
  • Continue to network with the community and represent our sponsors

Magazine Exposure:

ICAXL Article in Grassroots Motorsports Magazine – January 2011 Issue
Super Street Reader’s Rides – February 2011 Issue

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