Cliff graduated from JMU in 1988, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Four years after working at Circuit City, he joined the staff at CarMax in 1993. After eight years as the Vice President for Merchandising, Cliff moved into the position of Vice President of Sales, which he continues to hold.
Cliff has served a Duke Club Rep since 2005, and served as the Richmond Chapter President for several years. He has been a member of the Duke Club Board for two years.
Cliff and his wife Kristen live in Richmond with their daughter Katie and son Will.