A native of Muncie, Dr. Rector is a board certified Diplomate in Pediatric Dentistry. He graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1982 and received his certificate in pediatric dentistry from the University of Kentucky in 1984. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association, East Central Indiana Dental Society, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He is married and the father of three sons. He is active in several dental organizations both locally and on the state level.