CJ graduated from Lyndon State College where he majored in Ski Area Management/Adventure Based Programming. CJ started with Kingdom Trails in 2002 as an intern. After Hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2004, CJ returned to KT and works year round designing, constructing and maintaining the trails. He oversees a trail crew of nine people and in winter time he grooms and packs both the Cross-country ski trails and the Fatbike Trails. He and his wife Kari are busy with their little girls, Addison and Averill.