Came to the United States, 1954, naturalized, 1959. Master of Sciences, University Technology College of Prague, 1948. Postgraduate Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1956-1959, Saint Clara University, 1966-1967.
Doctor of Education, U. Pacific, 1975.
Head production planning department Mine & Iron Corporation, Kolin, Czechoslovakia, 1941-1942. Manager experimenting and testing department Avia Aircraft, Prague, 1943-1945. Secretary-general Central Building Office, Prague, 1948.
Head metal courses department International Technology School of United Nations, Grafenaschau, West Germany, 1949-1950.
Works manager Igref Aktieselskab, Oslo, 1950-1951. Construction engineering, chief section machines Steel Products Limited., Oslo, 1951-1954.
Chief engineer, plant supervisor Nelson J. Pepin & Company, Lowell, Massachusetts, 1954-1955. Senior project engineer, manufacturing superintendent Celanese Corporation American, Narrows, Virginia, 1955-1960.
Manager manufacturing, facilities and maintenance Federal Maritime Commission Corporation, San Jose, California, 1960-1962.
Manager administration Sylvania Electronic Systems, Santa Cruz, California, 1962-1972. Assistant to president, development officer Napa (California) College, 1972-1988. Chief Executive officer NAVCO Pacific Development Corporation, Napa, 1984-1991.
President NAVCO California Company, 1991.
Professor industrial management Cabrillo College, Aptos, California, 1963-1972. Management and engineering consultant, 1972.
President American Red Cross, Santa Cruz, 1965-1972,board directors, president, Napa, 1977-1988. Member National Defense Executive Reserve, unites states department Commerce, Washington, 1966, chairman Northern California region 9, 1981-1988.
Member President"s Export Council-DEC, San Francisco, 1982.
Member National Defense Executive Reserve, unites states department Commerce, Washington, 1966, chairman Northern California region 9, 1981-1988. Member President"s Export Council-DEC, San Francisco, 1982. Member National Society of Professional Engineers, California Society Professional Engineers, American Defense Preparedness Association, Association.Calif.
Community College Adminstrs., National Association Corporation Directors, World Affairs Council Northern California, Czechoslovak Foreign Institute, Praha, 1993, Phi Delta Kappa.
Married Ingeborg Solveig Blakstad, August 8, 1953. Children: Alexander Sverre, Frank Thore, David Harald.