Party affiliation: Republican
Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry, Ohio State University, 1970. Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University Texas, 1975. Master of Science in Management, Troy State University, 1980.
Diploma in Health Care Administration, Academy Health Sciences, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1986. Graduate, Command & General Staff College, 1986.
Pharmacy officer Martin Army Hospital, Columbus, Georgia, 1976—1979. Director pharmacy Physical and Surgical Hospital, Atlanta, 1979—1980. President Hospital Management Resources, 1980—1985.
Development consultant Universal Health Services, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, since 1985. President Primary Health Group. Producer, host Jobwatch Show Cable television, Atlanta, 1983.
Producer On the Job Campaign WSB-television, 1983. Served with United States Army, 1971-1973, served with United States Army, 1976-1979.