Bachelor in Sociology, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1966. Master in Division, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1970.
Director Shepard of the Saints, Rockford, Illinois, 1970-1974. Pastor Bethany United Methodist Church, 1974-1976. Research director Goettler Association, Columbus, Ohio, 1976-1979.
Senior resident director Panas, Young & Partners, San Francisco, 1979-1982. Senior consultant Campbell & Company, Chicago, 1982-1986. Director development National Institute for the Food Service Industry, 1986-1987.
Director of advancement Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, 1987-1989. Director of development Roger Baldwin Foundation American Civil Liberties Union, since 1989.
Member National Society of Fundraising Executives (Chicago chapter board directors since 1987).
Married Lynne Boal (divorced). Married Diana DeSio, November 30, 1986. Children: Daniel J., Amy Lynne.