Bachelor of Business Administration, St. Michael's College, Winooski, Vermont, 1961. Master of Science in Industrial Management, University North Dakota, 1967.
Cost accountant, Lockheed California Company, Burbank, 1969-1970; manager, manufacturing accountant, Ralphs Grocery Company, Los Angeles, 1970-1974; assistant controller, Sperry Univac Defense Systems, Eagan, Minnesota, 1974-1977; corporation controller, Fabri-Tek Inc., Edina, Minnesota, 1977-1979; director finance, Nortronics Company, Inc., Golden Valley, Minnesota, 1979-1987; account manager, Fourth Shift Corporation, Minneapolis, 1988-1993; vice president, Chief Financial Officer, The Peanut Factory, Rome, Georgia, 1993-1994; consulting manager, Fourth Shift Corporation, Minneapolis, since 1994. Adjunct lecturer University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, 1986-1991.
Captain United States Air Force, 1961-1969. Member Institute Management Accountants.
Married Karen Lee Snider, July 4, 1964. Children: Kelly, Colleen, Kevin, Katherine, Cristina.