Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 1960. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Ohio State University, 1962. Master of Business Administration in Corporation Financial and Marketing, Ohio State University, 1963.
Principal Champion Boats Inc., Fred Arbogast Company, Akron, Ohio. Board directors Mark Twain National Bank, St. Louis. With Monsanto Company, 1963—1970, Carboline Company, St. Louis, 1970—1978.
Chief Executive Officer, 1982. President, 1981, Porthouse Foundation, Akron, since 1981.
Member of American Chemical Society.
Married Jacqueline Spencer, June 15, 1963. Children: David R., Diane D.