Associate of Arts, Columbia College, 1983; Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing, University Texas, 1986.
Engineer test and startup, Washington Public Power Supply System, Richland, 1979-1980; engineer startup, Bechtel Power Corporation, Palo, Iowa., 1981; lead startup engineer, Multi-Amp Services, Fulton, Missouri, 1981-1984; engineer applications, Multi-Amp Services, Dallas, 1984-1985; sales representative, Electro Rent Corporation, Dallas, 1985-1986; manager area sales, Electro Rent Corporation, Dallas, 1986-1987; manager metrology, Multi-Amp Services, Dallas, since 1987.
Member Republican National Committee, since 1982. Served with United States Navy, 1971-1978. Member National Conference Standards Laboratories (delegate), Instrument Society of America, American Legion.
Married Patricia Anne Groves, January 20, 1973. Children: Christopher, Sara, Rebecca.