Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Virginia, 1964. Master of Business Administration, University Virginia, 1966.
Project engineer Esso Research & Engineering Company, Florham Park, New Jersey, 1966-1970. Senior vice president corporation planning Sovran Finance Corporation, Richmond, Virginia, 1970-1985. Vice president, chief finance officer, treasurer Craigie Inc., since 1985.
Married Rebecca Lee Desper, August 5, 1966. Children: Alison Rebecca, William Parnell.