Travis was born and raised in Rock Valley, IA, graduated from Rock Valley Community School & then decided to finish his Business Administration at the University of Iowa. In 2012, Travis made is his way back "home" to Harrisburg, SD. Travis has a background in the construction field from as early as high school by helping his dad build his parents home. Travis also spent his summers on roofs and building agricultural buildings and barns and even pouring cement trails for a campground. Travis spent many years in customer service roles which makes him a perfect fit as a home inspector for HouseMaster. 

Travis and his wife Courtney have 2 girls, Avery & Hayden. They enjoy spending time as a family, in the outdoors and watching sports.