Bachelor of Science in Finance, University Kansas, 1958.
Joined Commodity Marketing Division Cargill Investor Services, Chicago, 1958—1965. Assistant to president Cargill S.A., Buenos Aires, 1965, director, manager Food Products Department, 1966—1969. Assistant manager Poultry Products Division Cargill Investor Services, Minneapolis, 1969, general manager Delaware Broiler Operations, Poultry Products Division, 1970, vice president, regional manager Atlanta Office, 1974—1978, president Chicago, 1978—1998.
Founder Viking Investors Services, Lake Forest, Illinois, 1998. Executive consultant CP Risk Management, 1998.
Chairman National Futures Association, chairman executive committee, 1994—1998. Former chairman Futures Industry Association, director, executive committee member. Member & former director Chicago Board of Trade.
Member of Winnepeg Commodity Exchange, Minneapolis Grain Exchange, Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
Married Lou Ann Hansen. 3 children.