Bachelor of Science, University New Orleans, 1970. Master of Business Administration, University New Orleans, 1973.
Assistant treasurer Federal Land Bank New Orleans, 1961-1969, Ocean Drilling and Exploration Company, New Orleans, 1969-1972. Controller Chromalloy American Corporation, Houma, Louisiana, 1972-1976. Managing partner Mathews & Company, Certified Public Accountant's, 1976-1986.
Assistant professor Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana, 1975-1985. Accounting instructor Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, 1986-1988. Private practice, since 1988.
Treasurer Houma-Terrebonne Young Men’s Christian Association, 1983-1985. Chairman Directors Terrebonne Parish Recreation District, Houma, 1981-1984. Served with United States Army, 1960-1961.
Member American Institute Certified Public Accountant's, Louisiana Society Certified Public Accountant's (president Son of Center chapter 1981), Society Louisiana Certified Public Accountant's (member ethics committee 1982-1984), Texas Society Certified Public Accountant's, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Rotary (Houma, president 1981-1982).
Married Karen Marie Crowe, August 6, 1966 (divorced February 1983). Children: John Colin, Amy R. Married Carol Elizabeth Wright, May 5, 1983.