B Industrial Administration, GMI Engineering and Management Institute, 1976; Master of Science, Purdue University, 1976.
Training supervisor Packard Electric division, General Motors, Warren, Ohio., 1976-1977; organization development consultant Packard Electric division, General Motors, Warren, Ohio., 1977-1979; manager personnel forward planning, General Motors, Zaragoza, Spain, 1979-1982; associate organization effectiveness, Shell Oil, Houston, 1982-1985; associate corporation organization effectiveness, Shell Oil, Houston, 1985-1989; manager organization development, United Brands, Cincinnati, 1989; director human resources, Chiquita Brands International, Cincinnati, 1990-1991; director human resources, Pascual Hermanos, S.A., Valencia, Spain, since 1991. Principal Bidlake & Bidlake, Houston, 1983-1986.
Member Organisation Development Network (south central regional president 1985-1988), Association Management Organisation (charter).
Married Paula J. Oliver, February 17, 1985. Children: Christopher Forrest, Jonathan Austin.