Attorney First Wisconsin National Bank, Oshkosh, trust officer, 1963—1967. Associate Hayes Law Offices, Ripon, Wisconsin, 1967. Deputy district attorney Madison, 1967—1970.
Assistant atty general Wisconsin Department Justice, 1971—1973, deputy attorney general, 1973—1975. United States attorney United States Department Justice, 1975—1977. Corporation attorney Madison Gas and Electric Company, 1977—1979, general counsel, 1979—1985, vice president, 1985—1987, senior vice president, general counsel, director, 1987—1991, president, chief operating officer, 1993, president, chief operating officer, Chief Executive Officer, 1994, chairman president Chief Executive Officer, since 1994.
Board directors Mad. Gas and Electric, 1st Federal Savings Bank, Madison, 1st Capital Investment Corporation, Madison, 1st Federal Capital Corporation, La Crosse. Member Republican National Committee, Washington. Chairman Wisconsin Racing Commission.
With Judge Advocate General Corps United States Air Force, 1960-1963.