Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Morehead State University, 1971. Master of Business Administration, Northern Illinois University, 1973.
Vice president marketing, AM Bruning, Chicago, 1977-1980; vice president, general manager, Bausch & Lomb, Austin, Texas, 1980-1983; vice president, general manager, Lockheed-Calcomp, Anaheim, California, 1983-1985; president, Technology Group, Chicago, 1985-1987; director marketing and development, Computer Associations, Lisle, Illinois, 1987-1990; vice president sales, Electric Membership Corporation, Washington, 1990-1993; vice president sales, Dynatech Video Group, Salt Lake City, since 1993. Marketing committee chair ARMM, Washington, 1977-1980.
Board of directors University of Illinois Parents Association, Champaign, 1995.
Married Susan Elizabeth Schwan, August 11, 1982. Children: John James, Robert, Josianna, Catherine.