Bachelor, University Northern Colorado, 1969. Juris Doctor, Creighton University, 1972.
Marketing representative, Teton National Life Insurance Company, Greeley, Colorado, 1968-1969; vice president, assistant general counsel, Mutual Protective & Medico Life, Omaha, 1973-1983; senior vice president administration, American Founders Life Insurance Company, Austin, Texas, 1983-1987; executive vice president administration, National Western Life Insurance Company, Austin, 1987-1992; president, Chief Executive Officer, Texas Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association, Austin, 1992-1997; managing partner, LaShelle, Coffman & Boles, Ltd., Austin, since 1998. President Commercial Adjusters Inc., Austin, 1988-1992.
Board directors Variety Club, Omaha, 1983, National Organization Life & Health Guaranty Associations, since 1993, chair confederation life task force, since 1994. Vice chairman Mayor's Task Force on Drugs and Drug Abuse, 1990-1991. Captain United States Army Reserve, 1972-1976.
Member American Bar Association, Nebraska Bar Association, American Society CLUs, American Council Life Insurance, Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce (legislation committee), Sertoma Club (Round Rock, Texas).
Married Pamela Montross, August 24, 1968. Children: Rebecca, Karen.