Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, General Motors Institute, 1954. Microsoft Security Essentials, Purdue University, 1964. DEngring, Lawrence Technology University, 1993.
Detail engineer Transmission Test Department, General Motors, Detroit, 1954-1955; test engineer, General Motors, Detroit, 1957-1959; from project engineer to chief project engineer Development Engineering, Research and Development, Commercial Transmissions, General Motors, Detroit, 1959-1971; chief project engineer off-highway transmissions, General Motors, Detroit, 1971-1973; chief project engineer application engineering, General Motors, Detroit, 1973-1975; chief project engineer military applications, from assistant to chief engineer application engineering, General Motors, Detroit, 1975-1980; divisional director product assurance, General Motors, Detroit, 1980-1984; group director product assurance and validation, General Motors, Detroit, 1984-1986; dir Powertrain Engineering, General Motors, Detroit, 1986-1988; also Chassis and Electrical Engineering departments, General Motors, Detroit, 1989-1990; director Powertrain Systems Powertrain division, General Motors, Detroit, 1990-1993; director powertrain systems emeritus, General Motors, Detroit, since 1993.
Advisory Boy Scouts American, 1968-1970, fund raising committee 1984-1985. Member Engineers Council Professional Development, 1969-1973. Business advisory board General Services Administration, 1992-1993 (public services award 1993).
Pres'. club Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, 1976-1978. Board directors Ritter High School Parents Club, 1972-1975, Ways and Means chairman, 1972-1973, president, 1973-1974, member long range planning committee, 1974-1975, special committee 1975-1976. Small business solicitation United Fund, 1972.
With United States Navy, 1955-1957. Member General Motors Institute Alumni Association (treasurer 1960, president 1961, various committees), Society Automotive Engineers (member numerous committees Indianapolis section, Detroit section, national organization 1963-1993).
Married; 4 children.