Vaughn comes from a farming background as he grew up on the family farm near Lemsford, SK. After graduation, Vaughn played hockey in the SJHL and then attended the University of Saskatchewan. He acquired his degree in Business Management and spent 5 years working in the Oil and Gas Industry across Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Upon returning to the Swift Current area, he was interested in working in the farming industry again.
In 2013 Vaughn started work as an Equipment Operator near Stewart Valley, which is now Monette Farms North. Vaughn has worked with Monette Farms for three years as the Field Operations Manager for Monette Farms North.