BJ, University Missouri, 1958. Certified, Northwestern University, 1961.
Salesman, International Business Machines Corporation, Kansas City, Missoury, 1959-1961; vice president, E.F. Hutton & Company, Chicago and Kansas City, 1961-1975; vice president, Loeb, Rhodes & Company, Chicago, 1975-1978; vice president, Dillon, Reed & Company, Chicago, 1978; president, chief Executive officer, Gregory L. Smith & Sons, Inc., Overland Park, Kansas, since 1978; president, chief Executive officer, Smith Breeden Associations, Overland Park, 1982-1988; Chairman of the Board, Fountain Capital Management, Overland Park, 1990. Director Olympus Bank, Salt Lake City, Fountain Capital Management, Overland Park, Mr. Good-Rents, Inc., Kansas City, Missoury, Homewood Farms, Leawood, Kansas.
President Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Chicago, 1975-1977. Trustee Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod Pension Plans, St. Louis, 1980-1989. Director Plaza Club, Kansas City, 1990.
Married Carlene Gay Fries, January 8, 1960. Children: D. Scott, Kenton T., Tamara L.