Bachelor of Science, Tennessee State University, 1976. Master of Science, University Tennessee, 1978.
Teacher, Crest Hill Junior High School, Cincinnati, 1978-1980, 82-92; owner, operator, State Farm Insurance, Cincinnati.
Steward Allen Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church, Cincinnati, 1981-1988. Member Cincinnati Association of Life Underwriters, Association of Black Insurance Professionals (scholarship chairman 1988), Kappa Alpha Psi.
Married Gwendolyn Rucker, June 10, 1978 (deceased). Children: Angela, Amber, Ashley.