Bachelor of Business Administration, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 1963.
Trainee First National Bank, Omaha, 1968—1969, commercial lending officer, 1969—1973, commercial lending officer Lincoln, 1974—1976. Director Wauneta Falls Bank, since 1972, executive vice president, 1976—1980, president, since 1980. Vice president commercial lending Havelock National Bank, Lincoln, 1973—1974.
Second vice president Nebraska Indiana Bankers Association, 1983—1984. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1963-1968, captain United States Naval Reserve, since 1984.
Peace making is the creative and positive quest for the well-being of humankind and the planet on which people live.
Member Wauneta Board Education, 1979—1983, Volunteer Fire Department, Wauneta, since 1977. Trustee Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, since 1972, secretary board trustees, 1975—1978. Member Governor Kerrey's Agricultural Task Force, 1983.
Member of Nebraska Banking Directors Advisory Committee, Veterans of Foreign Wars (charter member, past post Commander Wauneta), Kansas/Nebraska Schools Banking (board directors since 1985), Nebraska Bankers Association (executive council), Phi Kappa Tau (national finance director 1974-1976, national vice president 1980-1981, national president 1982-1983).
Married Joan Lee Christiansen, August 27, 1966. Children: Matthew Montgomery, Lee Anne.