Bachelor in Economics, University Texas, 1972. Master of Business Administration, Southern Methodist University, 1978.
President, Austin Fairchild Corporation, Dallas, since 1982; president, Lincor Properties of Texas, Dallas, since 1986; president, Merit Texas Properties, Inc., Dallas, since 1990.
Chairman Austin-Fairchild Art Foundation, since 1984. Captain United States Army, 1973-1977, European Theatre of Operations. Member American Mensa, World Tae Kwon Do Association.
Married Jill Toler, August 23, 1970. Children: Kelly, Austin, Casey.