Bachelor of Science, University Michigan, 1955. Master in Public Health in Hospital Administration, University Pittsburgh, 1958. Juris Doctor, Chicago Kent College Law, 1998.
Second assistant administrator, then assistant administrator, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, 1958-1961; research associate, University of Michigan, 1961-1962; associate administrator, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Pontiac, Michigan, 1963-1967; senior vice president, Blue Cross Association, Chicago, 1967-1978; executive vice president, Blue Cross Association, 1977-1978; executive vice president, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Chicago, 1978-1981; president, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Chicago, 1981-1994; retired, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, 1994. Member Health Adminstrs. Study Society.
Member American Hospital Association, American College Health Care Executives, American Public Welfare Association, Health Management Education Association, Society Health Service Administrators, International Foundation Employee Benefit Plans, International Federation Volunteer Health Service Funds. (president), American Health Planning Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, The Conference Board.
Married Beverly Ann Gesmond, November 26, 1955. Children: Linda, Judy, Mark, Tom, MaryBeth, David. Married Leanne Patricia Irish, August 1985.
1 child, Megan.