Bachelor in Biology, University of Minnesota, Duluth, 1986.
Laboratory assistant, Environmental Protection Agency, Duluth, 1984-1985; laboratory technical, Environmental Protection Agency, Duluth, 1985-1986; laboratory technical, Potlatch Corporation, Cloquet, Minnesota, 1986-1987; research technical, Potlatch Corporation, Cloquet, Minnesota, 1987-1992; sales representative, Nalco Chemical Company, 1992-1995; senior technical sales representative paper chemicals group, Georgia Pacific Resins, Inc., since 1995. District application engineer Nalco Chemical Company, Naperville, Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin, since 1989.
Firefighter/EMT Scanlon (Minnesota) Volunteer Firefighters, 1989. Member Potlatch Research Safety Commission, 1989. Member Technology Association Pulp and Paper Industry (associate).
Married Brenda Cheryl Carlenberg, March 4, 1989. Children: Renee Lynn, Paula Rae.