Bachelor, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1963. Master of Business Administration, Cornell University, 1968.
General manager Owens-Corning Fiberglass, Toledo, 1968-1973. Vice president Commonwealth Group, Stamford, Connecticut, 1973-1976, New York Islanders/New York Nets, Carle Place, New York, 1976-1977. Executive vice president Colorado Rockies, Denver, 1977-1979.
Founder Elson Associates, 1979-1981. Vice president United Cable/United Artists Entertainment, 1981-1983. Executive vice president Cox Communications, Inc., Atlanta, 1983—1997.
President Connectiv Enterprises, 1997—2000. Chief operating officer Urban Media. Acting Chief Executive Officer Bally Fitness Holding Corporation, 2006—2007.
Board directors C-Span, Telewest Global, Inc., 2003—2007, Bally Total Fitness Holding Corporation.
1st lieutenant United States Army, 1964-1966, Southeast Asia. Member Cable and Telecomms., A Marketing Society (chairman since 1994), CablePac Chairman's Club, Country Club of Roswell.
Married Lynn Cueman, September 7, 1963 (divorced 1979). Children: Craig A., Dean A., Kristen J. Married Maureen Mae Lane, March 10, 1985 (divorced December 1989).
Married Karen Sue Bloomquist, May 20, 1995.