Bachelor of Science, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, 1967. Master of Business Administration, Syracuse University, New York, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Capella University, Minneapolis, 2004.
Director operations ITT Latin America, New York City, 1971—1981. President & Chief Executive Officer Tropigas Corporation, Coral Gables, Florida, 1981—1989, Star Gas Corporation, Mount Laurel, New Jersey, 1989—1993, Etek International Corporation, Miami, Florida, 1994—2005. Business division head Florida National College, Hialeah, since 2006.
Married Genarina Polanco, September 3, 1960. 1 child Jennifer.