Bachelor of Science, Nyack College, 1955. Bachelor, Wayne State University, 1956. Master of Arts, Michigan State University, 1958.
Doctor of Ministry, Drew University, 1984.
Minister various churches Christian and Missionary Alliance, 1955-1969, assistant vice president New York City and Nyack, New York, 1969-1985. Dean of students St. Paul Bible College (now known as Crown College), St. Bonifacius, Minnesota, 1985-1987, president, 1987—1997. Chief Executive Officer, president Trinity College of Florida, Trinity, Florida, 1998—2005.
Trustee Beulah Beach Corporation, 1966-1968. Treasurer west central district Christian and Missionary Alliance, 1966-1968, board managers, since 1988. Member executive committee Ecclesiastical Endorsing Agents, 1978-1979.
Board chairman Evangelical Christian School, Ft Meyers, Florida since 2008.
Member Administrators Higher Education, Association President Indiana Colleges and Universities, National Association Evangs. (chairman commission on chaplains, board administration 1974-1978, secretary commission on chaplains 1978-1980), Association Statisticians American Religious Bodies (president 1978-1980), National Conference on Ministry to Armed Forces (chairman committee on concerns 1983-1985).
Married Janice Mae Thornhill, August 28, 1954. Children: David Geoffrey, James Eric.