Bachelor, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1959; Master of Business Administration, University of Pennsylvania, 1960.
Assistant to president, Doylestown (Pennsylvania) Trust Company, 1960-1961; trust officer, Industrial Valley Bank, Philadelphia, 1961-1962; investment counsellor, T. Rowe Price & Associations, Baltimore, 1962-1963; president, Arthur E. Spellissy & Associations, Wayne, Pennsylvania, since 1963.
Member Investment Counsel Association of America (board governors since 1990), Finance Analysts Society of Philadelphia, Racquet Club of Philadelphia.
Married Nancy Verlaine Johnson, August 10, 1957. Children: Susan Jill, Scott Wesley.