He graduated in the Kirovohrad Civil Aviation School in 1984, the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law Academy of Ukraine - in 2004. From 1998 to 2006 he was twice elected as the Mayor of Olexandriya. A member of Parliament of Ukraine from 2006 to 2007. Since November 2010 - Mayor of Olexandria
He was awarded the Honorary Diploma of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the Diploma of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Diplomas of the Kirovograd Regional State Administration and the Regional Council.