Bachelor, Indiana University, 1960. Master of Business Administration, University Pennsylvania, 1963.
Trader, Philipp Brothers, New York City, 1963-1965; Trader, Mfr's. Hanover Trust, New York City, 1965-1968; president, J. Solotken & Company, Indianapolis, since 1968.
Board of directors Institute Scrap Recycling Industries, since 1968. First lieutenant United States Army, 1961-1963. Member Rotary (board directors Indianapolis club).
Married Barbara J. Zabinsky, July 4, 1968. Children: Sandra Mia, Diana Beth.