Bachelor of Science, University Tennessee, 1967. Master of Public Administration, University Northern Colorado, 1977.
Second in command Lieutenant, United States Air Force Reserve, 1968; advanced through grades lieutenant colonel, United States Air Force resigned, United States Air Force, 1977; broker, Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner and Smith, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1977-1978; broker, vice president, member Pacesetter county, PaineWebber, Knoxville, 1978-1982; 1st vice president, broker, member chairman's county, Shearson Lehman, Knoxville, 1982-1988; senior vice president investments, member president's county, Prudential Securities, Inc., Knoxville, 1988-1996; senior vice president, member chairman's county, Morgan Keegan & Company, Knoxville, since 1996.
President board directors Knoxville Cerebral Palsy Center, 1984-1988. Scoutmaster handicapped troop Boy Scouts American, Knoxville, 1979-1984. Board visitors Battle Ground Academy, since 1996.
Member finance committee Concorde Methodist Church, since 1995. With United States Air Force Reserve, 1977-1993, lieutenant colonel retired. Member Sigma Phi Epsilon.
Married Michele Harbrook, April 12, 1946. Children: Christopher J., Brooke E., Ashley R. Stepchildren: Bradley B. Lance, Meredith B. Lance.