Associate in Business, Northwest Missouri University, 1976.
Special agent Prudential Insurance Company, Edison, 1970—1973. Sales manager New York Life Insurance Company, 1973—1977. Director sales Allegany Rehabilitation Associates Food Services, White Plains, 1977—1981, Macke Services, Phila, since 1981.
President Hillside Publications. Vice president worldwide director Pro-Bodybuilding. College lecturer on business Advisory board Middlesex College, Edison, democratic county committeeman, 1977.
Served with United States Marine Corps, 1968-1970.
Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Professional Sports Committee (national judge), International Federation Body Building (past president New Jersey, board directors), Authors Guild, American Writers Association.
Married Joan Linke Certo, April 6, 1969. Children: Dominic Jason, Laurann Marie.