Student, Mount San Antonio College, Walnut, California, 1946-1948.
Director special edit, Pomona (California) Progress Bulletin, 1949-1963; owner, manager, restaurant chain, Pomona, Cucamonga, California, 1963-1969; manager, Station National Broadcasting Company, Los Angeles, California-television, Burbank, California, 1969-1979; vice president, NBC, Burbank, 1979-1989; president, Hafif Family Foundation, Claremont, California, since 1989.
Chairman Peace Officers Standards and Training, Sacramento, 1983. Board directors American Red Cross, Los Angeles, 1989-1992, National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1986-1992. Board trustees University LaVene.
Member Greater Los Angeles Press Club (president 1988-1989), National Latino Communications Center (chairman).
Married Patricia Ann Giese, August 26, 1961 (deceased). Children: Kate, John, Paul, David, Steven.