AB, Westminster College, 1973.
Accounting supervisor Famous-Barr Company, St. Louis, 1973-1975. Assistant controller Crossroads Furniture Company, 1975-1976. Insurance broker Glenn and Associates, 1976-1977.
Sales manager Schlueter Manufacturing Company, 1977-1983, national sales manager, since 1983.
Member Jefferson City (Missouri) Chamber of Commerce.
Married Debra Ann Rost, July 20, 1974. Children: Laura Rost, Mark James.