Born and raised in Springfield, Missouri, Kirk graduated from Drury University. He has over 30 years of experience which includes 15 years at the CFO level, in the fields of retail management, residential construction, residential and commercial rental markets, high-tech manufacturing, agricultural manufacturing, real estate development, taxation, and auditing. Kirk is a Certified Public Accountant and holds an active license in the states of Missouri and Texas. Small business owners can gain from his extensive experience from numerous industries and markets. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. Kirk and his wife Cindy live in Frisco.