Bachelor of Arts in English, John Carroll University, 1968. Master of Arts, DePaul University, 1974. Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Rosary College, 1983.
Teacher English, Loyola Academy, Wilmette, Illinois, 1969-1978. Account executive Burroughs Corporation, Chicago, 1978-1979. Employee benefits consultant Martin East. Segal Company, Chicago, 1980-1981.
Adult services library Oak Park Public Library, Illinois, 1982-1983.
Reference librarian Oak Lawn Public Library., Illinois, 1983-1985. Head reference department Hinsdale (Illinois) Public Library., 1985-1988.
Assistant director Oak Park Public Library., 1988-1993. Director Niles Public Library.
District, 1993. Book reviewer International Journal Revs. in Library and Information Science John Carroll U. President"s scholar, 1964.
Member of American Library Association, Illinois Library. Association, John Carroll University Glee Club (president 1967-1968).
Married Donna Mae Czarnecki, August 5, 1972.