Bachelor of Science, North Carolina State University, 1977.
Recreation director, Fairfield Mountains, Lake Lure, North Carolina, 1977-1979; atheletic director, Henderson (North Carolina) County, 1979-1983; director parks and recreation, Henderson (North Carolina) County, 1983-1993; director development, Hospice of Henderson County, since 1993.
Chairperson, board directors Gov's. Youth Advisory Council, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1989-1991, North Carolina Apple Festival, Hendersonville, since 1993. Secretary, board directors Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Asheville, North Carolina, since 1990.
Deputy state commissioner North Carolina Amatuer Softball Association, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, since 1979. Member National Recreation and Park Association (certified leisure professional), National Hospice Organization (certified hospice professional), North Carolina Recreation and Park Society, Fellowship Christian Athletes, West North Carolina Funding and Development Association, Elks, Kiwanis (president Hendersonville chapter since 1989, lieutenant governor Carolinas District 1995).
Married Karen Gayle Corn, September 20, 1980. Children: Tyler, Colby.