Bachelor, Allegheny College, 1956. Master of Arts, Center Michigan University, 1976.
Commissioned officer United States Air Force, 1956, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, 1975. Assigned to Headquarters 7th Air Force, Saigon, Vietnam, 1971-1972, Strategic Air Command, Omaha, 1972-1975, Pentagon, Washington, 1975-1977. Retired, 1977; branch manager American Finance Consultant, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1977-1983.
President Malcolm G. Fries & Associates Inc., Newport News, Virginia, since 1983. Talk show host. Station WNIS, l984—. Instructor continuing education College William and Mary, l985—.
Member advisory council Hibbard Brown & Company Inc., Greenbelt, Maryland, l987—. Board directors Planners Development Corporation, Atlanta.
Every human being regardless of its race, gender or sexual orientation should have all human and civil rights.
Board directors Junior Achievement, Hampton, Virginia, l986—. Chairman Recruiting for Project Business, Hampton Roads, Virginia, l987-88. Member International Association Finance Planning (president l98l-83), Institute Certified Finance Planners, Registry Finance Planning Practitioners, Kiwanis.
Married Mary Rachael Drake, May 28, l98l. Children by previous marriage: Robert Malcolm, William Graham, Bradley Fuller.