Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Michigan State University, 1959. Master of Science in Physical Chemistry, Michigan State University, 1962.
Personnel manager Dow Corning Corporation, Midland, Michigan, 1972-1975, technical manager, 1975-1980, director European research and development, 1980-1981, European business manager Brussels, 1981-1984, general manager Midland, since 1984. Senior executive, 1975.
President Dolphin Swim Club, Midland, 1975-1979. Member Health Industry Manufacturers Association, Association Advancement Medical Instrumentation, Controlled Release Society.
Married Carole Ann Gerard, March 21, 1959. Children: Lori Lynn, Lisa Mary.