Bachelor in Environmental Design, University Kansas, 1975. Bachelor of Architecture, University Kansas, 1978.
Architect in training, Peters Williams Kubota, Lawrence, Kansas, 1975-1977; architect, owner, Geoffrey Butler American Institute of Architects, Springfield, Missouri, 1977-1984; partner, Butler Group American Institute of Architects, Springfield, 1985-1989; president, Butler Rosenbury & Partners Inc., Springfield, since 1989.
Campaign treasurer Bob Holden for State Republican, Springfield, 1986, Holden for State Republican, Springfield, 1986, Holden for State Treasurer, 1988, 92, Missouri Youth Soccer Association (treasurer since 1998), Springfield Board Housing and Building Appeals, 1986, chairman, 1988-1993. Secretary Coalition for Area Labor and Management, 1987-1992. Member American Institute of Architects (treasurer Springfield chapter 1978-1981, president 1982-1983, Merit Design award 1984, 86, 88), Missouri Council Architects (board directors 1982-1987, 89-91, president 1986), Springfield C. of Chamber (board directors 1990-1993), Springfield Board of Adjustment (vice-chairman since 1996).
Married Brenda Layne Buff, June 10, 1972. Children: Nicole Buff, Samuel Gene.