Bachelor of Science, Little Rock University, 1960.
Senior accountant E.L. Gaunt & Company, Little Rock, 1960—1966. Controller Baird Inc., 1966—1976, secretary-treasurer, since 1977. General manager Donrey Media, Little Rock, 1976—1977.
Consultant C.E. Petty, investor Austin, 1983—1984. Served with United States Army, 1960-1961.
Chairman Planning Commission, Little Rock, 1983—1984. Chairman advisory board Mount St. Mary's, 1975—1976. Trustee Catholic High School Foundation, 1979—1984.
Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Capitol Club.
Married Nena Rea Ellington Schlereth, February 15, 1962. Children: Karen Michele Burns, John V.