Bachelor of Arts Philosophy, Cardinal Glennon College, 1969; postgraduate, U. Missouri, 1969-1971; Master of Hospital Administration, St. Saint Louis University, 1973.
Administrative resident, St. John's Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, 1970-1972, 73;
executive vice president, chief operating officer, St. John's Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, 1979-1986;
president, chief Executive officer, St. John's Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, 1986-1995;
president, chief Executive officer, St. John's Mercy Hospital, 1986-1995;
chairman of the board of trustees, St. John's Mercy Hospital, 1991-1995;
assistant executive director, St. Mary's Hospital, Richmond, Virginia, 1973-1974;
associate executive director, St. Mary's Hospital, Richmond, Virginia, 1974-1976;
administrator, St. Francis Mercy Hospital, Washington, Missouri, 1976-1979;
executive vice president, St. Francis Mercy Hospital, Washington, Missouri, 1979-1986;
Chairman of the Board, president, Chief Executive Officer, St. John's Mercy Health Sys., 1986-1995;
consultant health care, St. Louis, 1995-1996;
vice president employee benefits, Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc., St. Louis, since 1996;
Chairman, Board Of Directors, Pestalozzi Steel Insurance Limited company, since 1996. Adjunct faculty member, designated preceptor Graduate Program in Hospital and Health Administration, Xavier U., Cincinnati, 1989. President Mercy Doctors Building, Inc., 1986-1993, Mercy Health Ventures, Inc., Edgewood Program, Inc.
Member health advisory board Sisters of Mercy of the Union, Province St. Louis, 1976-1979, member personnel committee, 1978-1979. Member Catholic health care facilities committee Missouri Catholic Conference, Jefferson City, 1976-1982, chairman, 1979-1982,member health affairs task force, 1977-1982. Member of advisory committee medical recordstechnician program St. Mary's College, O'Fallon, Missouri, 1978-1979.
Member subcommittee on services pediatric technical advisory group Health Systems Agency, 1978-1979. Member mental health task force St. Louis-Jefferson-Franklin Counties, Development Mental Health Facilities, 1977-1979. Member steering subcommittee Health Systems Agency Local Impact Committee, 1979.
Mercy Physicians Partnership. Member shared services county Sisters of Mercy Health Sys., St. Louis. Adjunct instructor health care administration Washington University School Medicine, St. Louis, since 1985.
President of the board directors Area Rescue Consortium of Hospital, St. Louis, 1988, 91-92, secretary, board directors, 1989-1994, vice president, treasurer, 1990. Member steering committee Greater St. Louis Healthcare Alliance, 1993-1995, member Executive Committee, 1993-1995, member quality measurement committee, 1992. Consultant committee St.Louis Regional Hospital, 1992-1993.
Program committee Council Tchg. Hospitals, 1993-1994. Board of managers Unity Health Network, 1994-1995.
Board directors Mercy Medical Group, 1994-1995, Packaging Business Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc., since 1996. Trustee Mercy HealthPlan, 1994-1995.
Member management advising committee Washington (Missouri) School District, 1976-1979. Board directors St. Francis Mercy Hospital, 1979-1982, Mercy Health Conference, 1982-1984, FamilyPlanning Council St. Louis, 1979-1981, member personnel committee, 1979-1981, budget committee, 1980. Board directors Mercy Hospital, Mansfield, Missouri, 1983-1987, St. John's Regional Hospital, Springfield, Missouri, 1987-1994, Affiliated Hospital Dialysis Center, St. Louis, 1986-1995, Midwest Stone Institute, 1987-1992.
Member Chief Executive Officer county, corporation ethics committee Sisters of Mercy Health Systems, St. Louis, 1987-1989. President, board directors Catholic Outreach Cmty. Program, 1992; board directors United Way Greater St. Louis, since 1995, chairman hospital section campaign,1988, chairman Health Superior vena cava syndrome, 1994, member area wide relations committee, 1995-1996.
Board directors, chairman postgraduate conference St. Saint Louis University Alumni. Member Parish Council St. Genevieve DuBois, St. Louis, 1989-1992, president, 1991-1992. Member Brotherhood/Sisterhood dinner committee National Conference of Christians and Jews, St. Louis, 1990-1994.
Board directors James Clinic Mercy Medical Group, Rolla, Missouri, 1992-1994, Chairman, Board Of Directors Catholic Cmty. Superior vena cava syndrome, 1992-1997. Fundraising committee St. Louis County Police and Firefighter Memorial, 1993.
Executive Committee Joint Hospital Association Metropolitan St. Louis and St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society, 1991-1993. Board directors Priests Mutual Benefits Society, since 1996. Member American College Hospital Adminstrs., Missouri Hospital Association ( chairman of the board of trustees 1993, chairman-elect 1992, past chairman 1994, trustee 1989, 91-95, chairman county research and policy development 1990, chairman finance and budget 1991, annualmeeting committee), Hospital Association Metropolitan St. Louis (county on finance 1979-1981, chairman environmental services committee 1981-1986, member county management services 1981-1986, physician relations committee 1987-1988, chairman county on public policy and issues 1987-1988, board directors 1988-1990, secretary 1991, treasurer 1992, vice chairman 1993, Chairman.1994), Midwest Stone Institute (president 1988-1992, board directors 1988-1993), St. Saint Louis University School Public Health Alumni Association (president 1991-1992), Shared Resources Enterprise (board directors 1990, treasurer 1991, secretary 1992, vice chairman board of directors 1993, chairman 1994), Mental Health Association (host Spirit of St. Louis committee 1990), Creve Coeur Squires.
Married Martha Anne Paynter, June 4, 1971. Children: Kathleen Marie, Margaret Mary, Anne Elizabeth, John Timothy, Mary Ellen.