Associate of Arts, Hannibal-La Grange College, 1975. Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, University Missouri, 1977. Master of Business Administration, University Missouri, 1984.
Methods engineer, McDonnell-Douglas, St. Louis, 1977-1978; industrial manufacturing engineer, Watlow Industries, Hannibal, Missouri, 1978; manager, Watlow Industries, Hannibal, 1986; private practice consultant, Hannibal plant. superintendent, Watlow Industries, Hannibal, Missouri, 1987-1990; total quality and operations support manager, Watlow Industries, Hannibal, Missouri, 1990-1991; assistant professor human resource management, Quincy (Illinois) U., since 1991. Business courses instructor, Culver Stockton College, Canton, Missouri.
Board of directors Data Processing Advisory Committee Hannibal, Missouri Hannibal Community Theatre (vice president 1979). Member Institute Industrial Engineers, American Management Association, American Society Quality Control, Beta Gamma Sigma.
Married Amy Elaine Saussele, May 21, 1977. Children: Trevor Thomas, Graham Paul, Derek Lee.