Bachelor of Science, Oklahoma State University, 1962.
With Swift & Company, Oak Brook, Illinois, since 1963, independent investigator research, 1963—1971, division head vegetable protein research, 1971—1976, research manager new product development, 1978—1980, grocery product development, 1980—1984. Director Research. Alberto-Culver Corporation, Melrose Park, Illinois, since 1984. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1960-1966.
Member of Peanut Butter Manufacturers Assn, International Food Technologists, American Association Cereal Chemists, Member Institute for Management (vice president board directors 1979-1981, president 1982).
Married Sandra Jean Horn, July 6, 1963. Children: Laura Marie, John Vincent.