Associate degree in Pre-Engineering, North Dakota College of Science, 1976. Bachelor of Architecture, North Dakota State University, 1979.
Draftsman, Arlo Beattie Architect & Engineers, Bismarck, North Dakota, 1979-1980; architect-in-training, Don Jiran Architects & Planners, Bismarck, North Dakota, 1980-1983; designer, Great Plains Gasification Associations, Beulah, North Dakota, 1983-1985; project architect, Kilstofte Associations Architects, Wayzata, Minnesota, 1985-1986; project manager, Construction Coords. Inc., Minneapolis, 1986-1992; architect, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Champlin, Minnesota, 1992-1993; project manager, Irwin Mandel Development Corporation, Minneapolis, since 1993.
Chairman, member Champlin Planning Commission, 1987-1992. Member Servant of Christ Church Building Committee, Champlin, 1988-1990. Basketball coach 3rd and 4th Grade, 1992-1993.
Member American Institute of Architects, Minnesota Society American Institute of Architects.
Married Kitty Colleen Ralston, August 13, 1983. Children: James, Jeffrey.