Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Wheaton College, Illinois, 1959. Master of Business Administration in Marketing, University Chicago, 1967.
Control chemist American Potash, West Chicago, Illinois, 1959—1960. Chief application chemist Coleman division Perkin Elmer Corporation, Maywood, 1960—1971. Vice president marketing P-L Biochems, Milwaukee, 1971—1983.
Vice president sales and marketing Pandex Laboratory, Mundelein, Illinois, 1983—1984. Director marketing Pierce Chemical Company, Rockford, 1984—1985. Vice president marketing, sales Senetek PLC, Mount View, California, 1986—1989.
Business development manager AllTech Associate, since 1989.
Chairman board trustees Villa Park Bible Church, Illinois, 1963—1965. Member of Chicago Chromatography Discussion Group, Northern Illinois Ad Council, American Chemical Society, Bio Medical Marketing Association.
Married Darlene Barbara Florek, May 10, 1980. Children: Kenneth, Cheryl.