Bachelor, Southern Illinois University, 1973. Master of Science, Southern Illinois University, 1975.
Research exploratory organic chemist, Monsanto Company, St. Louis, 1974-1978; special projects manager, Monsanto Company, Brussels, 1978; coordinator product acceptability and environmental affairs, Monsanto Company, St. Louis, 1979-1981; product acceptance specialist, Monsanto Company, 1982-1983; acting manager product acceptability and environmental affairs, Monsanto Company, 1984; manager regulatory affairs, Monsanto Company, 1984-1985; assistant director regulatory affairs, Adria laboratories, Columbus, Ohio., 1985-1987; director regulatory compliance, Erbamont, Stamford, Connecticut, 1987-1989; director regulatory compliance, Erbamont, Milan, 1987-1989; executive director, Martec Pharmaceutical Inc., Kansas City, Missoury, 1988-1989; director regulatory affairs, The Nutra Sweet Company, Deerfield, Illinois, 1989-1994; president, Chief Executive Officer, The Klaus Group, Inc., Highland Park, Illinois, since 1994. Chairman Biphenyl Industry Committee, 1983-1984, Phosphate Ester Indiana Committee, 1983-1984.
Member Regulatory Affairs Professionals, American Chemical Society, Drug Information Association, International Association Political Consultant, Bios.