BJ, University Texas, 1959. Postgraduate, University Houston, 1963.
Director, public information Texas Rehabilitation Center, Gonzales, 1959—1962. Public relations supervisor Texas Eastern Corporation, Houston, 1962—1968. Director, public relations Tracor Inc., Austin, 1968—1973, Media Communications Inc., Austin, 1973—1975.
President LaMancha Group Inc., 1975—1977. Owner Jim Haynes Public Relations, 1975—1977, Jim Haynes Communications, Austin, since 1986. Executive vice president KCBN Advertising and Public Relations Inc., Dallas, 1977—1980.
Communications consultant Hay Management Consultant, 1980—1982. Assistant dean, professional programs College Communications University Texas, Austin, 1983—1986. Teacher, public relations University Texas, Austin, 1972—1977, 1983—1986, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, 1979, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 1981.
Board directors Goodwill Industries, Austin, Dallas, 1975—1980. Member, public relations American Red Cross, Austin, 1975—1977. Member of Public Relations Foundation Texas (founder, trustee), Texas Public Relations Association (president 1975), Public Relations Society America (director, Austin chapter 1983-1985, president, North Texas chapter 1982, member, Body of Knowledge Task Force since 1987, continuing education board since 1985, Outstanding Texas Ex award, University Texas Alan Scott Chapter 1981), International Association Business Communicators (Communicator of Year 1979).
Married Nelda B. Boenig, January 13, 1962. Children: Amy C., Bert W., Evan G.