Bachelor of Business Administration, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1969. Master of Science, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1970.
Vice president, marketing Wild Inc., Madison, 1970—1972. Executive vice president Exel Inn, 1972—1974. President Rowland Finance Group, since 1974.
Director Rowland Investments, Rowland Finance, Madison. General partner Rowland Apartment Investments, Exel Inns, Madison. With United States Air Force, 1962-1966.
Member of National Association Realtors (certified commercial investment member), National Association Securities Dealers, Real Estate Securities and Syndication Institute (president, Wisconsin chapter 1971-1973), Madison Club, Nakoma Club.
Married Rita Bigger, February 24, 1962 (divorced November 1983). Children: Lisa, Shannon, Kelly.