Bachelor, Valparaiso University, 1958. Master of Business Administration, University Houston, 1973. Diploma, National Defense University, 1974.
Field representative Ford Motor Company, Houston, 1962-1967. Product sales manager Rockwell International, Pittsburgh, 1968-1977. Marketing manager Dresser Industries, Alexandria, Louisiana, 1977-1980.
Chairman, president, Chief Executive Officer Marksville (Louisiana) True Value Hardware, 1980-1984. Marketing manager Standard Fittings, Opelousas, Louisiana, 1982-1985. Professor, dean school of business Concordia University, Austin, Texas, since 1985.
Consultant Austin Soft, since 1993.
Chairman school board St. Mark, Houston, 1968-1973. President Our Savior Church, Austin, 1990-1992. Volunteer Boy Scouts American, 1968-1984.
Captain United States Naval Reserve, 1958-1989.
Married Jeanette Marie Zilke, June 27, 1959. Children: Stephen, Michael, David, Sharon.