Bachelor of Science, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1968. Master of Public Administration, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1974.
Inspector, Food and Drug Administration, Kansas City, 1968; budget analyst, City of Kansas City, 1974-1975; cost analyst, Ford Motor Company, Kansas City, 1975-1977; credit specialist, Upjohn Company, Kansas City, 1977-1979; president, Henry E. Lyons & Company, Kansas City, since 1979; president, Urban Pioneers, Kansas City, since 1983; manager, Westport Development Company, Kansas City, since 1987.
Treasurer Kansas City Citizens Association, 1987-1988. With United States Air Force, 1968-1972. Member Landlords Inc.
(Outstanding Service award 1984, 85, board directors, vice president 1985-1987, president 1987-1988), Alpha Phi Alpha.