Bachelor of Arts, John Carroll University, 1964. Master of Arts (National Defense Education Acting fellow, Fulbright fellow), Rutgers University, 1969. Master of Business Administration, University of Chicago, 1974.
Instructor in English, Cleveland State University, 1969-1972. Corporation finance consultant Citibank NA., New York City, 1974-1976. Project finance Dean Witter & Company.\r\nNew York City, 1976-1977.
Vice president oil and gas financing Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith, New York City, 1977-1983. Vice president corporation finance Dunoco Corporation, Houston, 1983.\r\nPresident Porcari Fearnow Capital Markets Group, Incorporated., Houston, 1984. President Itec Securities Corporation, Houston, 1985-1986.
Vice-president, director project finance, principal Eppler, Guerin & Turner, Incorporated., Dallas, 1987-1992.\r\nPartner Garland Group, 1992-1993. Senior vice president, Chief Financial Officer Heard Energy Corporation, 1993-1998. President Archangel Diamond Corporation, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1996-1997, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1997, chairman, 1997-1998.\r\nExecutive vice president, director United American Enterprises Limited., 1998, member industry advising committee North America Security Adminstrs.
Association; directors University of Chicago Graduate School Business Alumni Association.
Member Oil Investment Institute.
Married Pamela Plimmer, 1978 (divorced 1992). Children: Andrea, Natalie. Married Laura Martin, 2000 (divorced 2003).