Student, University of South, 1965. Bachelor of Arts North Carolina, 1967. Juris Doctor, University North Carolina, 1970.
Master of Arts, George Washington University, 1979.
Associate Jacobs, Persinger & parker, New York City, 1970-1973. Counsel National Coal Association, Washington, 1973-1975. Director congressional relations American Gas Association, 1975-1979.
Executive director, general counsel Slurry Technology Association, 1979-1989. Private trustee, since 1989. Adjunct faculty School Theology University of the South, 1990-1998.
Trustee Anglican Church, 1977-1982. Vestry member Grace Episcopalian Church, All Souls Episcopalian Church. Member New York Bar Association, National Institute Social Sciences, Venerable Order of St. John, Cosmos Club.