Student, University Hawaii, 1961—1963. Bachelor in Philosophy, Nyack College, 1966. Master of Arts in Theology, Fuller Seminary, 1986.
Director service training operations Finance Advisory Clinic of Hawaii, Honolulu, 1972—1976. Director planned giving The Salvation Army, 1976—1978, Portland, Oregon, 1981—1985. Consultant planned giving InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, 1978—1980.
Planned giving director The Salvation Army, 1981—1984, California, 1984—1985. Account executive American Income Life, Portland, 1980—1981. Director development, planned giving University Southern California, 1985—1990.
Director gift planning UniHealth America, Burbank, California, 1990—1994. Gift planning consultant Brea, since 1995. Advisory committee, adjunct faculty University of California at Los Angeles Extension.
Lecturer in field. With United States Army, 1969-1972.
Board directors National Committee on Planned Giving, Indianapolis, 1991-1993, secretary executive committee, 1993. Board directors Japanese Evangelical Missionary Society, 1990-1995, since 2003, Simpson University Foundation, since 1998, Simpson University Trustee Board, since 2009. Deacons Evangelical Free Church, 1992-1995.
Member Planned Giving Round Table Southern California (president 1989-1991, President's award 1992), Association of Fundraising Professionals (board directors Greater Los Angeles chapter 1990-1997, vice president 1993, 95, treasurer 1996-1997, Professional Fund Raiser of Year award 1995).
Married Denise Jeanne Mitts, October 17, 1987. Children: Jennifer Joy, Matthew D.