Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, South Dakota School Mines and Technology, 1986. Master of Business Administration, Pacific Lutheran University, 1991.
Manager, Albertson's Food & Drug, Rapid City, South Dakot, 1983-1987; engineer, Boeing Company, Seattle, 1987-1994; president, Specialty Entertainment, Inc., Mercer Island, Washington, since 1992.
Member American Marketing Association, International Family Entertainment Center Association.
Married Kimberly Ann Mattis, July 28, 1984. Children: Melissa Ann, Spencer James.