Mr. Wessels was born and raised in Crescent Springs, Kentucky. After graduating from Covington Catholic High School, he received a Bachelor of Arts in architecture from Miami University.
Currently, Mr. Wessels is a registered architect in the state of Kentucky and is a partner of Wessels Construction and Development Company, Inc. Prior to becoming a partner of this company, he was an architect with firms in both Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio.
Mr. Wessels served as a council member for the City of Crescent Springs from 1998 until 2002 and is a former Chairman of the Kenton County Building Code Appeals Board. He is a past president, youth soccer coach and volunteer of the Villa Hills Soccer Club, and he has also been involved with the Northern Kentucky (NK) United Soccer Club as well as the Cincinnati Kings Soccer Club.
He currently lives in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky with his three sons, David, Michael and Ben.