Bachelor of Business Administration, Texas Technology University, 1978.
Sales trainee, International Minerals & Chemicals, Inc., Liberty, Missouri, 1978-1980; senior account executive, International Minerals & Chemicals, Inc., Indianapolis, 1980-1987; sales manager Center American and Caribbean region, International Minerals and Chemical Corporation Fertilizer, Inc., Mundelein, Illinois, since 1987.
Usher, Speedway (Indiana) Baptist Church, 1986-1987. Member First Presbyterian Church, Libertyville. Member Missouri Agricultural Association, Indiana Plant Food and Agricultural Council (membership board 1986), PFI, Beta Theta Pi.
Married Susan Genevieve Harless, June 12, 1987.