Student, Rockhurst College, 1964. Master of Business Administration, California Coast University, 1996.
Production supervisor Deere & Company, East Moline, Illinois, 1964-1971. Loan officer Security State Bank, Bettendorf, Iowa, 1971-1973. Worldwide production manager J.I. Case, Racine, Wisconsin, 1973-1986.
Vice president marketing and sales The Prime Mover Company, Muscatine, 1986-1990. General manager Nissan Industrial Equipment Company, Schaumburg, Illinois, 1990-1993. With Pettibone Corporation, since 1993, vice president international operations Lisle, 1993-1996.
President CTR Manufacturing, Union Grove, North Carolina, since 1996. Senior vice president, general manager Blount, Inc., since 1999. President CTR Manufacturing, Inc., Union Grove, North Carolina.
Board directors Backwaters Gamblers Ski Club, Rock Island, Illinois, 1987-1990. Member president's council Purdue University.
Board directors Crime Stoppers, Muscatine, 1987-1990. Republican county and state delegate, Muscatine, 1988. Active opns. education Muscatine School District.
Board directors Muscatine High School Boosters. President Northwestern University Parents Council, 1983-1987. Member Purdue University Parents Advisory Council.
Chairman Sleepy Hollow Plan Commission, since 1993. Member Industrial Truck Association (board directors), American Barefoot Water Ski Association (board directors), Rotary.
Married Carol Godske. Children: Steffanie, Kevin, Kara, Peter.