Bachelor of Science in Education, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, 1949. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1956. Graduate, Advanced Management Program, Harvard University, 1970.
Executive secretary, educational director American Institute Banking, 1951-1961. Assistant director banking education committee American Bankers Association, 1961-1962. General manager Produce Reporter Company, Wheaton, Illinois, 1962-1966.
With First Federal Savings and Loan Association, Chicago, since 1966, senior vice president, 1967-1971, president, chief administrative officer, director, since 1971, president, chief operating officer, 1976-1983, president, managing officer, since 1983. Director First Savings Corporation, Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation, First Federal Savings of Chicago Foundation, Life of Virginia, Investors Mortgage Insurance Company, Western Employers Insurance, Illinois Power Company. Chairman board Savings Place, Inc., Appraisal Services, Inc., First Federal Agency.
President, director First Savings Investment Сorporation. Chairman board, chairman executive committee, director Chicago Area Renewal Effort Service Corporation, 1972-1976.
Board directors Mid-American chapter American Red Cross, 1973-1983, chairman, 1979-1981. Trustee Metropolitan Crusade Mercy, 1976-1979, chief crusader business and professional division, 1976-1980. Chief crusader United Way/Crusade of Mercy, 1981-1982.
Chairman board Center Religion and Psychtherapy, Chicago, 1971-1978. Board directors Chicago Theological Seminary, 1973-1975, board associate, since 1980. Chairman development subcommittee Cook County Economic Development Advisory Committee, 1977-1979.
Board governors Glenwood School Boys, since 1974. Board directors Ingalls Memorial Hospital, 1973-1978. Governing member Chicago Symphony Orchestra, since 1980.
Member Cook County R.E. Tax Study Commission, 1977-1979. Vice chairman special gifts campaign Chicago Young Men’s Christian Association, 1973-1975. General fund doctor chairman Chicago Junior Achievement, 1976.
Served to lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member Federal Savings and Loan Council Illinois (director 1977-1979), Cook County Insurance Savings Associations, American Institute Banking (life), American Savings and Loan Institute, Newcomen Society North America Clubs: Union League (Chicago) (director 1973-1980, 1st vice president 1977-1978, president 1978-1980), Economic (Chicago), Harvard Business School (Chicago).
Married Geraldine Jones, October 9, 1965. Children: Michael E., Debra E., Denyse A., Robert H., Charles R.