Technology degree, Hawkeye Institute, 1972. Bachelor, Iowa State University, 1974. Master of Architecture, Iowa State University, 1977.
Project manager, Savage & Ver Ploeg, West Des Moines, 1975-1979; project manager, Miller Hanson Westerbeck Bell Architects, Minneapolis, 1979-1984; president, Andersen Group Architects, Minneapolis, since 1984.
Member professional development board department architecture Iowa State University, since 1987. Founder Mainstream Living Inc., 1974-1978, vice president Wooddale Lutheran Church Board, 1984-1985, board dirs. Board directors Story County Development Center, 1975-1978.
Member American Institute of Architects (president Minneapolis 1987, commissioner public relations, public education and history resources committee), Minnesota Society Architects (board directors 1986-1987).
Married Gail S. Swenson, April 16, 1983.