Party affiliation: Republican
- Associate Landman, Luyendyk, Latimer Clink & Robb, Muskegon, Michigan, 1980-1984, partner, 1984-1986, Varnum, Riddering, Schmidt & Howlett, Grand Rapids, 1986-2000. President, Chief Executive Officer SSW Holding Co, Inc., since 2000.
President, board directors Senior Services of Muskegon, Inc., 1985-1986, Catholic Social Services of Muskegon, 1985-1986. Member American Bar Association (labor law section, litigation section, committee on developers under NLRA), Michigan Bar Association (labor relations law section council 1985-1996, chairperson 1995-1996), Muskegon County Bar Association (president 1985-1986), Grand Rapids Bar Association, University Club Chicago.