Bachelor, Capital University, 1957. Master of Divinity, Lutheran Theological Seminary, Columbus, Ohio, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1969.
Pastor, Zion Lutheran Church, Freeland, Michigan, 1961-1965;
pastor, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Lansing, Michigan, 1965-1971;
professor religion and Greek, Olivet (Michigan) College, 1970-1974;
professor religion and philosophy, Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1974-1976;
professor religion and philosophy, Embry-Riddle Aero. U., 1976-1982;
director professional programs, Embry-Riddle Aero. U., 1979-1980;
consultant to president, Embry-Riddle Aero.
president Wright Advertising Company, Daytona Beach, 1975-1976. Chief Executive Officer New Arran Prodns., Inc., Daytona Beach, since 1993, Yongestreet Prodns., Ormond Beach, Florida, 1986. Arbitrator Federal Mediation and Conciliation Svc., 1978.
Special master Florida Public Employees Rels. Commission, since 1975. Management consultant Hoover Ball and Bearing, Charlotte, Michigan.
President American Writers Institute, since 1982.
Volunteer probation officer, Michigan, 1961-1971, hearing officer, 1970-1974. Commissioner Michigan Department Commerce, 1969-1972. Speaker National Lincoln Day Observance, Washington, 1982.
International adviser Han Nam University, Taejon, Republic of Korea, 1989. Member American Arbitration Association.
Married Beverly Ann Chase, August 6, 1960. Children: Beth Ann, Amy Susan, Michael John.