Bachelor of Arts, Principia College, 1956; Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1958.
Salesman, Carnation Company, 1959-1960; account executive, Benton & Bowles, New York City, 1960-1963; with, Ogilvy & Mather, New York City, 1963-1977; senior vice-president, director, Ogilvy & Mather, New York City, 1973-1977; senior vice president, general manager, Foote, Cone & Belding, New York City, 1977-1982; president, Foote, Cone & Belding, Associated Communications Companies, New York City, 1982-1986; president, chief operating officer, Foote, Cone, Belding Communications, Inc., New York City, 1986-1989; private consultant practice, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1989-1990; managing director, AdMedia Corporation Advisors, Inc., New York City, since 1990.
Served with United States Army, 1958-1959. Member of Boca Grande, Belle Haven.
Married Carol Donahue, June 29, 1957. Children: Cynthia, Alison, Hilary.