Conservation officer State of Minnesota, Clarkfield, 1972-1973. Deputy sheriff Yellow Medicine County, 1973-1975. City administrator City of Clarkfield, 1975-1976.
Hospital administrator Clarkfield Hospital and Home, 1976-1984. Owner, president Christian Nursing and Living Centers, Willmar, since 1985. President P&K Management, Inc., Willmar, since 1985.
Health care consultant City of Miltona, Minnesota, 1980-1981. Chairman State Apartment Owners Conference, since 1987.
President Ambulance Squad, Clarkfield, Minnesota, 1980-1984. Delegate to Republican Convention, Minneapolis, 1979-1980. Member Minnesota Association Homes for Aging, Minnesota Hospital Association, Minnesota Association Health Care Facilities, Health Systems Agency Six (president 1982), State Nursing Home Association (member governing board since 1987, executive committee since 1988, chairman membership services since 1988, chairman public affairs legislation committee since 1988).