Bachelor in Economics, University Missouri, Rolla, 1972. Master of Business Administration in Marketing, University Missouri, Columbia, 1977.
Sales trainee Honeywell, Inc., St. Louis, 1977-1978, sales engineer, 1978-1981, sales engineer II, 1981-1983, senior sales representative, 1983-1988, account executive, since 1988.
With United States Army, 1972-1974. Member American Society of Heating.
Married Janet Carroll, April 9, 1979. Children: Kristin, Matthew.