Bachelor of Arts, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1966; postgraduate, U.Chgo., 1966-1968; Doctor of Hebrew Literature (honorary), Huron College, South Dakot, 1985.
With, Price Waterhouse, Chicago, Illinois, 1969-1971; finance and administration positions, Esmark, Inc-Swift & Company, Chicago, 1971-1978; executive vice president, Swift & Company, 1979-1980; executive vice president, Swift Indiana Corporation, Chgo, 1980-1983; director, chief finance officer, president, chief operating officer, Swift Indiana Corporation, Chicago, 1983-1986; managing director Midwest, Morgan Stanley & Company, Inc., Chicago, since 1986; managing director global finance services, A.T. Kearney, Chicago chief Executive officer, Civil Service Commission Index, Cambridge, Master of Arts.
Member president's council Museum of Science and Industry, since 1985. Trustee Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, since 1982. Board directors Rehabilitation Institute Chicago, 1984-1986, chairman board, since 1986.
Board directors Chicago Council Foreign Relations, since 1985, Leadership of Greater Chicago, since 1987. Member Chicago Club, Commercial Club, Shoreacres Club (Lake Bluff, Illinois), Glen View Club (Golf, Illinois), Old Elm Club, Links (New York City).
Married April Townley, October 9, 1976 (divorced December 1978). Married Karen Zateslo, June 9, 1984.