Graduate in Mechanical Engineering, Western Institute of Technology, Iloilo City, Phililippines, 1979.
Fabrication Leadman Metaphil Inc., Negros Occidental, Philippines, 1979—1980. Junior Engineer/Material Quality Assurance, quality assurance department inspector Dasmarinas Steelworks Corp, Negros Oriental, Philippines, since 1979.
Member of Philippine Society Mechanical Engineers (life. Vice president membership 1998-1999, chapter president, Presidential award 1999), Toastmasters Club (charter).
Married Teresita Capilla Alabar, October 15, 1988. Children: Tess Corgette, Gent Gauvi.