Bachelor, Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, 1968.
Successively manager market research, manager corporation planning, director planning and budget, vice president planning and budget, senior vice president Blue Cross & Blue Shield, St. Paul, 1968-1976. Executive director health maintenance organization Minnesota, 1976-1983. President Senior Health Plan, 1983-1986, Health Accord, Inc., Minneapolis, 1983-1986, Group Health, Inc., Minneapolis, 1986—2002.
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Kaiser Permanente, since 2002. Operations director health maintenance organization /Jamaica, Kingston, 1985-1986. Consultant American International Group/American International Health, Washington, 1987-1988.
Lecturer in field.
Chairman Boy Scout Food Drive, St. Paul, 1988. Fund raiser United Way, Minneapolis, 1987-1988. Member National Cooperative Business Association (board directors), Minnesota Business Partnership (board directors), Group Health Association American, Minnesota Council health maintenance organization 's (board directors), Decathlon Club (Bloomington, Minnesota), Minneapolis Club.
Married Mary Elizabeth Probst, June 27, 1986. Children: Jonathan Dale, Seth Gregory, George Charles IV, Michael Thomas.