Bachelor of Arts Journalism and Political Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1969. Community relations supervisor Sperry Rand, New Holland, Pennsylvania, 1969-1975. Public relations director Hamilton Bank, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1975-1976.
Operations director President Ford Committee, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1976. President, owner Godfrey Advertising, Lancaster, since 1977. Managing partner Cox-Kramer-Vail Associates, Lancaster, since 1982.
Vice chairman Lancaster County Republican Committee, 1973-1974. Elected member, treasurer Lancaster County Home Rule Study Commission, 1973. Board directors Boys Club Lancaster.