AS, Bluefield State College, 1972. Bachelor of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1974.
Section foreman Clinchfield Coal Company division Pittston Corporation, Dante, Virginia, 1976, mine engineer, 1976-1979. Sales engineer Continental Conveyor Company, Bridgeport, West Virginia, since 1979. Custom designer stage loader, underground design simulator, other conveyor equipment.
Member American Institute of Mining.
Married Ann Elizabeth Hanson.