Bachelor of Science, University Detroit, 1964. Master of Business Administration, Michigan State University, 1965.
President's executive, Exch. Program, Washington, 1979-1980; vice president, National Bank Detroit, 1973-1981; vice president, NBD Bank Corporation, Detroit, 1981-1983; executive vice president, chief finance officer, Citizens Bank, Flint, Michigan, 1983-1985; chief finance officer, treasurer, Citizens Banking Corporation, Flint, Michigan, 1985-1987; senior executive vice president, chief operating officer, Citizens Bank, Flint, Michigan, 1985-1987; president, chief Executive officer, Citizens Bank, Flint, Michigan, 1987-1991; vice chairman, chief operating officer, Citizens Banking Corporation, Flint, Michigan, since 1991; Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Commercial National Bank of Berwyn, Illinois, since 1992; also board directors, Citizens Bank, Citizens Banking Corporation, Flint, Michigan. Board directors Citizens Bank, 1987-1991, Citizens Banking Corporation, 1991, Second National Bank, Saginaw, 1991, Commercial National Bank, Berwyn, Illinois, 1991.
Chairman board United Way, Flint, 1989, Chamber of Commerce, Flint, 1991. Director Baker College. Member Finance Executives Institute, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Detroit Athletic Club, Warwick Hills Club.
Married Mary Ellen Sweeney, January 27, 1968 (deceased 1995). Children: John W., James G., Anne M. Married Cheryll Ann Pease, December 1997.