Student, Princeton University, 1950-1954; AB, University of Minnesota, 1957; Bachelor of Laws, Georgetown University, 1960.
Associate, Dewey Ballantine, New York City, 1960-1968; treasurer, Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio., 1968-1978; executive vice president, chief finance and planning officer, G.D. Searle & Company, Skokie, Illinois, 1978-1985; vice chairman, Sears, Roebuck & Company, Chicago, 1986-1995; managing director, William Blair Capital Partners, Chicago, since 1995. Board directors Allstate Corporation, Northbrook, General American Transportation Corporation Corporation, Chicago, NorthwesternMeml. Hospital, Chicago, Gilead Sciences, Inc., Foster City, California, chairman.
Corporal United States Army, 1954-1956, Korea. Member American Bar Association, American Society International Law, Association Bar City New York, Finance Executives Institute.
Married Catherine Mary Florance, August 19, 1961. Children: James, Philip, Sarah, Matthew, Catherine, William.