Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Portland State University, 1974. Graduate, Oregon Realtors Institute, 1977.
Manager Burke's, Inc., Astoria, Oregon, 1974—1975, Realtor Bucher Realty, Astoria, 1975—1976, Robert Blank Realty, Astoria, 1976—1978. Broker Thompson & Taylor, 1978—1980, District of Columbia Thompson & Company, Astoria, since 1980. Instructor Clatsop Community College, since 1980.
Precinct committeeman Clatsop County Democratic Committee, since 1977. Board directors Astoria Young Men’s Christian Association, since 1982, Clatsop Recycling, Inc., Astoria, since 1982, Astoria Downtown Development Association, since 1984. Ex-officio member Astoria Historic buildings and Sites Commission, since 1982.
Member of Clatsop County Board Realtors, Realtors Securities and Syndication Institute, Realtors National Marketing Institute, Commercial Investment Council.