Bachelor in Chemistry, Carthage College, 1961; Master of Science in Chemistry, U. Iowa, 1964; Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, U. Iowa, 1966; postgraduate Young Executive Institute, U. North Carolina, 1974.
Quality control chemist, Bowey's, Inc., Chicago, 1961;
polymer chemist, Borg-Warner Corporation, Des Plaines, Illinois, 1962;
senior research chemist, Richard Joshua Reynolds Tobacco Company, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1965-1970;
group leader, Richard Joshua Reynolds Tobacco Company, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1969-1970;
section head, Richard Joshua Reynolds Industries, Winston-Salem, 1970-1976;
research manager, Richard Joshua Reynolds Industries, Winston-Salem, 1976-1980;
director applied R & D, Richard Joshua Reynolds Industries, Winston-Salem, 1980-1983;
director technical services, R. J Reynolds Tobacco Company Nabisco, Winston-Salem, 1983-1985;
vice president R & D, Heublein Inc., Hartford, Connecticut, 1985-1989;
vice president technical and brand development, Heublein Inc., Hartford, Connecticut, 1989-1994;
teacher management of technical and total quality management, quality consultant, since 1994;
head research and development, PTHM, Sampoerna, Indonesia, since 1995. Instructor American Management Association, organizer, chairman Public Symposium on Energy andEnviron, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1974. Member of advisory committee management of technical program U. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1982-1984.
Teacher business institute Management Development, Inc., Chapel Hill, 1975-1985.
Board of directors Science and Technology Institute of New England, Storrs, Connecticut, since 1988, Science Museum Connecticut, Hartford, since 1989, Industrial Research Institute, since 1983, chairman precoll. education committee, 1993-1994. President Optimist CLub, Winston-Salem, 1971. Fellow Connecticut Academy Education.
Member World Association of Alcohol Beverage Industry (vice-president and committee chair Connecticut chapter 1992-1994), American Chemical Society (chairman local section since 1962, Outstanding Svc. award 1974), Institute Food Technologists, Connecticut Quality Council (co-founder since 1989), North Carolina Academy Sciences, Hartford Chamber of Commerce (Chairman of the Board technical county 1986-1989), Sigma Xi, Alpha Chi Sigma.
Married Ann Elizabeth Guildner;children: Mark Donald, Jennifer Annual.