Student, University Arizona, 1956-1961; student, Diablo Valley College, 1986-1988; student, California State University, Hayward, 1988-1992.
Field superintendent, INA Life, Phoenix, 1968-1972;
regional life manager, Sentry Life Insurance Company, Oklahoma City, 1972-1973;
regional life manager, Sentry Life Insurance Company, Minneapolis, 1973-1975;
regional life manager, Sentry Life Insurance Company, San Francisco, 1975-1978;
manager, Acacia Mutual Life, Oakland, California, 1978-1980;
general agent, American United Life, Concord, California, 1980-1982;
owner, East Bay Triple Check Tax Superior vena cava syndrome, Walnut Creek, California, since 1982;
owner, Triple Check Tax and Finance Svc., Peoria, Arizona, since 1993. Instructor Golden Gate U. CPD, San Francisco, 1983-1993, Mount Diablo School District, Concord, 1986-1993. Faculty College for Finance Planning, Denver, since 1983.
Board directors Triple Check Licensee Council.
National director United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, Phoenix, 1967. President Bnai Brith Council of Lodges, San Francisco, 1986. With United States Naval Reserve, 1955-1972.
Fellow National Tax Practice Institute. Member Enrolled Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, East Bay Assn Life Underwriters (president 1985-1986), National Association Enrolled Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Peoria Sunset Lions (past president), Arizona State Enrolled Assemblies of God Theological Seminary Association (president since 1997), National Association Enrolled Agents (national by-laws chairman, member affiliates task force, 1997-1999).
Married Donna L. Thurman, June 26, 1964. Children: Avery, Lucy, Lois, Sarah.