Bachelor of Business Administration, Wisconsin State University, 1969. Master of Business Administration, Northern Illinois University, 1970.
Marketing staff First National Bank, Rockford, Illinois, 1969—1972. Vice president Home Federal Savings & Loan Association, 1972—1976, executive vice president, 1976—1981, president, since 1981, board directors, 1981. With United States Army, 1970-1972.
Board directors Sinnisipi, Swedish American Hospital, Rockford, Rockford Regional Academy Center, Sinnissippi Lung Association. Trustee Swedish American Medical Foundation. President Rockford Board Education Foundation.
Member of Fox Valley Savings and Loan Council, Illinois League Savings Associations, United States League Savings and Loan Associations, Rotary (president Rockford chapter 1988-1989).
Married Marita I. Hammarberg, August 26, 1966. Children: Emmy Maria, Aaron Thomas.