Bachelor of Business Administration, Pfeiffer College, 1961.
Accountant Conrad Company, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1962-1963. Office manager Colvis Company, 1963-1964. Partner Strand, Skees, Jones & Company, Greensboro, 1964-1974, branch manager Asheville, 1974-1988.
President Zickgraf Ent., Inc., Franklin, since 1988.
Trustee Daniel Boone Council Boy Scouts American, Asheville, 1985-1987, board directors, since 1976. Committeeman blood services American Red Cross, Asheville, since 1986. Served to captain United States Army Reserve, 1961-1986.
Member Fellow American Institute Certified Public Accountant's (Certified 1979), North Carolina Association Certified Public Accountant's (certified 1979). Lodges: Rotary.
Married Jeanne Halbrook, November 21, 1965. 1 child,: Jamie Heather.