Bachelor in Industrial Ingring., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1970. Master of Business Administration, University Pennsylvania, 1972.
Director mortgage banking, Ackerman & Company, Atlanta, 1972-1973;
vice president, B.F. Saul & Company, Atlanta, 1973-1979;
president, L.J. Hooker, Atlanta, 1979-1988;
also board directors, Hooker/Barnes, Atlanta. Board directors Hooker Holdings (United States of America), Inc., Century Insurance Company, Hooker International Devels. Ltd., Hooker International Finance BV, Charter Credit Corporation Ltd., Simpson Spring, Inc., Strategic Land, Inc., Dunwoody Retail, Inc.;board directors, treasurer Midtown Business Association, 1979-1988.
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer The Simpson Organisation, Inc., Coker Capital Corporation, since 1989.
Board directors Young European Socialists Atlanta, since 1991, Atlanta College Art, Theatrical Outfit. Board directors, treasurer Midtown Business Association, 1979-1988. Member American Institute Industrial Engineers, Master of Business Administration Executives Association, Building Owners and Managers Association, National Association Realtors, United States Chamber of Commerce, Atlanta Chamber C., International Council of Shopping Centers, Urban Land Institute, National Association of Office and Industrial Parks, Central Atlanta Progress, Amelia Island Club, Mystic Krewe of Georgia (captain), Loch Lomond Golf Club, Pinehurst Country Club.
Son of Alfred Forsythe and Ruth Jeanette (Coker) S. L child, Lauren Leigh.