Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University Southern Mississippi, 1965. Master of Business Administration, University New Orleans, 1977.
Audit supervisor & budget officer Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Company Certified Public Accountants, New Orleans, 1965—1971. Assistant to operations partner Kohlmeyer & Company, 1971—1974. Finance manager Stewart Enterprises, 1974—1977.
Vice president, finance Paul Broadhead & Associates, Dallas, since 1977. Vice president, administration Herring Group Inc., since 1977. With United States Naval Reserve, 1959-1963.
Local treasurer Boy Scouts America, 1970. Advisor Meridian Junior Achievement, 1981. Treasurer & chairman, finance committee Metairie United Methodist Church, Louisiana, 1967.
Administrative board Central United Methodist Church, Meridian, 1977. Member of National Association Real Estate Companies, Real Estate Finance Executives Association, Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants, Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, International Council Shopping Centers.
Married Ida Nell West, July 1, 1959. Children: Timothy, Lawrence, Chris.