Bachelor of Business Administration, University Iowa, 1979.
Assistant manager, Best Western Frontier Motor Lodge, Council Bluffs, Iowa., 1979-1981; general manager, Best Western Holidy Motor Lodge, Clear Lake, Iowa., 1981-1989; director operations, Kinseth Hospitality Company, Inc., Clear Lake, since 1989; vice president, Kinseth Hospitality Company, Inc., Clear Lake, since 1981; president, Kinseth Hotel Corporation, Clear Lake, since 1982.
President Clear Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau, 1992.
Married Alisa Starr, April 10, 1982. 1 child, Ashley Starr.