Bachelor of Business Administration, Eastern Kentucky University, 1973. Master of Business Administration, Morgan State University, 1977.
Lubrication engineer Valvoline Oil Corporation, Los Angeles, 1973-1980, product engineer Lexington, Kentucky, 1980-1986, manager industrial sales, since 1986, vice president brand management, since 1987.
Member National Association Corrosion Engineer.
Married Pamela Kay Thompson, July 3, 1973. Children: Sarah, Matthew.