Bachelor, Brown University, 1949. Master of Business Administration, University Pennsylvania, 1950. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1968.
Copy writer, Benton & Bowles, 1955-1958; director marketing, Massey-Ferguson Limited, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1958-1963; vice president marketing, Eastern Airlines, New York City, 1963-1968; senior vice president, creative director, Foote, Cone & Belding, New York City, 1968-1973; founder, president, Chairman of the Board, Gordon & Shortt, New York City, since 1974. Real estate developer: River Town, Detroit. Board directors Treedale Bearings, Chicago, Craven Industries, Greensboro, North Carolina, Alladin Industries, Trenton, Bemiss Equipment Inc., Richmond, Virginia.
Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1950-1952. Member Young President' Organization, New York Athletic Club, Scarsdale Golf Club.
Married Janet Morgen, June 17, 1969. Children: George Stanley, Troy, Kim, Dana.