Bachelor, University of California, Berkeley, 1961.
Managing partner, Shelby Company, Seattle, since 1963; managing partner, Seattle Union St. Association, 1978-1983; president, Martin Warehousing and Distribution, Honolulu, since 1983.
Director Big Brothers of Seattle, 1965-1973, Pacific New Ballet, Seattle, 1979-1983, Seattle Opera, 1991-1993. President Jewish Family Service, Seattle, 1974-1977. Chairman Anti Defamation League, Seattle, 1980-1983.
Lieutenant United States Army, 1965-1968. Member Washington Athletic Club, Seattle Yacht Club.
Son of Irving and Reyna (Cohn) A. (divorced); children: Jennifer, Eric, Aaron.