Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Ohio Northern University, 1982. Master of Science in mathematics, Youngstown State University, 1995. Postgraduate, Kent State University.
Pharmacist, store manager People's Drug Stores, Inc., Prince Georges County, Maryland, 1982-1987. Pharmacist, owner Laurel (Maryland) Park Pharmacy, 1987-1988. Pharmacist, manager Phar-Mor, Inc., Youngstown, Ohio, 1988-1990, 97—.
Staff pharmacist St. Elizabeth's Hospital Medical Center, 1990-1991, Conva-Med Pharmaceutical, Inc., Youngstown, 1991-1992. Owner, partner Med-Pack, Inc., 1992-1994, Rite-Aid, Inc., 1992-1995. Professor Kent State University, Salem, Ohio, since 1995.
Owner web consultant, since 1997.
Member Logos Systems Associates, Poland, Ohio, since 1989, member steering committee, since 1992. Member Association for Computing Machinery.
Married Paula E. Ringer, July 10, 1982. Children: Sara A., Benjamin P.