Bachelor of Business Administration, University Arkansas, 1968.
Junior officer, State First National Bank, Texarkana, 1963-1969; partner, Commercial Insurance Agency, Texarkana, 1969-1978; president, Dennis Young Insurance, Texarkana, since 1978.
City director Texarkana, Arkansas, since 1979. National chairman Big I Insurance Youth Golf Classic, New York City, since 1984. Served with United States Army Reserve, 1968-1974.
Member Indiana Insurance Agents Arkansas (president 1986-1987, Outstanding Young Insurance Agent, 1977).
Married Junie Elizabeth Nelson, July 26, 1969. Children: Rob, Mark.