Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, U. Georgia, 1966. License broadcast engineer, Federal Communication Commission. Manager, Beechwood Cinema, Athens, 1961-1966.
Assistant manager, chief engineer Station WRFC, Athens, 1970-1972, president, director Radio Athens, Incorporated., (WRFC, Athens and WFOX, Gainesville, Georgia), 1976-1983.
Account executive Merrill Lynch Company, Athens, 1972-1974. Owner, manager Padgett Business Services of Augusta (Georgia), 1974-1976.
Owner, president, chairman Department of Administration and Management 96, Incorporated. (Stations WRFC, WPUP, Athens, Station WDDK, Greensboro, Georgia, Station WBIC, Royston, Georgia), since 1983. producer Georgia Bulldog radio network, 1976-1990.
Board of directors Athens/Clarke County unit American Cancer Society, 1976-1980, Athens Heart Association, 1982-1984.
Executive Committee Clarke County Democratic party, 1979-1986.
Manager Beechwood Cinema, Athens, 1961—1966. Assistant manager, chief engineer Station WRFC, 1970—1972. President, director Radio Athens Inc., (WRFC, Athens and WFOX, Gainesville, Georgia), 1976—1983.
Account executive Merrill Lynch Company, Athens, 1972—1974. Owner, manager Padgett Business Services Augusta, Georgia, 1974—1976. Owner, president, chairman AM 96 Inc.
(Stations WRFC, WPUP, Athens, Station WDDK, Greensboro, Georgia, Station WBIC, Royston, Georgia), 1983. Served to captain United States Air Force, 1967-1970, Germany.
Board directors Athens-Clarke County Unit American Cancer Society, 1976—1980, Athens Heart Association, 1982—1984. Executive committee Clarke County Democratic Party, 1979—1986. Member of Athens International Business Machines Corporation PC User Group (president 1985), Athens Association Computer Users (director, vice president 1991), Athens Area Chamber of Commerce (chairman member relations division 1980-1983, director), Georgia Association Public Accountants, Sandy Creek Nature Center (director, treasurer since 1988), Athens Adclub (director, membership chairman), The City Club (president 1985).
Married Claudia Elaine Craft Christian, June 25, 1967 (divorced 1979). Children: Christelle, Cherylle, Cheri. Married Carolyn F. Bowen Christian, May 1, 1982 (divorced 1990).