Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia, 1973. Master of Business Administration in Finance, Monmouth College, Fair Lawn, New Jersey, 1977.
Project manager, Mobil Corporation, Chicago and Rochester, New York, 1977-1981; partner, Rust Properties, Austin, Texas, 1981-1984; managing partner, Norwood Properties, Austin, Texas, since 1984.
Board member Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Austin, 1988-1990. Captain United States Army, 1973-1977. Member Virginia Military Institute Alumni Association (president Centex chapter since 1987, board member Lexington since 1987), Barton Creek Country Club, University Club, Metropolitan Club.
Married Tempe Elizabeth Yarborough Carlton, December 1, 1979. Children: Leonard Jeffrey, Elizabeth Yarborough.