Bachelor of Science, St. Joseph's College, Rensselaer, Indiana, 1960. Juris Doctor, DePaul University, 1963.
Tax accountant, Arthur Andersen LLP, Chicago, since 1963; partner, Arthur Andersen LLP, Chicago, since 1973; director tax division, Arthur Andersen LLP, Detroit, 1974-1984; deputy, co-director international tax, Arthur Andersen & Company, Detroit, 1983-1984; partner-in-charge international trade customs practice, Arthur Andersen & Company, Detroit, 1983-1988.
Board directors Arts Foundation of Michigan, Detroit, 1982-1995, treasurer, 1982-1993. Board directors Center for International Business Education and Research, Wayne State University. Board trustees St. Joseph's College, Rensselaer, Indiana.
Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, International Fiscal Association (vice president Eastern Great Lakes region), Association for Corporation Growth, Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, Michigan District Export Council (chairman 1985-1992), Detroit International Tax Group (founder,co-moderator), Licensing Executive Society, World Trade Club of Detroit, Business Association Mexico and Mich, Inc., Orchard Lake Country Club, Butterfield Country Club, Lely Golf & Country Club.
Married Carol A. Barber, June 23, 1962. Children: Edward J., Beth Ann, John B.