Craig graduated from the University of California, Davis in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Managerial Economics, and began his professional career in the private sector, where he held controllership and managerial positions with a Bay Area engineering firm, as well as the Squaw Valley Ski Corporation. In 1992, he joined Ashley Quinn, CPAs, and is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Nevada and California.
Craig received a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1995. Craig is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as well as the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. In 1993, his educational achievements resulted in his admission to Beta Gamma Sigma, the national honor society for collegiate schools of business. Other affiliations include Founder, Treasurer and Board Member of the North Tahoe High School Boosters Club, and active member of the Truckee Alliance for Musical Arts. Craig moved to Reno, Nevada in 2010 after living in Squaw Valley, California for 23 years. He enjoys high altitude mountaineering, backcountry skiing, traveling, and playing the piano.