Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Clayton University, 1986. Master of Business Administration in Marketing, Rockhurst College, 1989.
Senior engineer, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Boulder, Colorado, 1968-1977; liaison manager, Ford Aerospace, Tehran, Iran, 1977-1979; vice president, Davis Communications, Missoula, Montana, 1979-1985; regional manager, Sierra Technologies, Dallas, 1985-1986; group manager, Sprint Communications, Kansas City, 1986-1991; district manager, Sprint Communications, Fort Lauderdale, since 1991. Board directors World Trade Center, Miami, Florida. Advisor, consultant Kansas Secretary ofState, Topeka, 1988-1991.
Advisor, consultant Republican Party Kansas Secretary of State' General’ s Office, Overland Park, 1988-1991. Member Society Telecommunications Engineers (state director 1985), Gold Coast Forum (charter), Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, British Chamber of Commerce.
Married Cathleen Denise Espin, April 1, 1979. 1 child, James Howard.