Bachelor, Dartmouth College, 1964. Bachelor of Engineering, Master of Business Administration, Dartmouth College, 1966.
Professor Escuela de Negocios, Viña del Mar, Chile, 1966-1969. Assistant vice president Eaton Corporation, Cleveland, 1969-1972. Vice president Boston Finance Technology Group, 1972-1976, managing director, 1976-1986, chief executive officer, 1985-1986.
President Norwich Corporation, Boston, since 1986. Trustee, treasurer Escuela Aguicola Panamericana, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. President Business Associates Club, 1983-1984.
Board directors Arch Mobile Communications, Inc., Boston Private Bank and Trust Company.
Married Bess Dawson, October 23, 1976. Children: William Sherman, Elizabeth Dawson.