Cactus is a drummer, vocalist, writer, producer, multi instrumentalist, three-time Modern Drummer readers poll winner, Four time CMA winner and 3 time Grammy Award nominee. Most notably he has been a member of the highly successful, Grammy Nominated band Highway 101 for over 20 years. Cactus is currently the musical director / producer / drummer for Wynonna and the Big Noise. Wynonna Judd also happens to be his wife.
Cactus lost his left leg August 18, 2012 in a horrific motorcycle accident. A new chapter of life began that day. He beat the odds and made it back to playing drums on an 18 city tour within 3 months of the accident. He continues to work as musician and record producer in the studio, and on the road. Cactus has a true passion for SOF's mission and loves to help motivate new amputees.