Bachelor summa cum laude, Southwestern College, 1971. Juris Doctor magna cum laude, Washburn University, 1974.
Law clerk, United States Court Appealsfor 10th Circuit, Wichita, Kansas, 1974-1976; associate, Foulston, Siefkin, Powers and Eberhardt, Wichita, 1976-1981; partner, Foulston, Siefkin, Powers and Eberhardt, 1981-1987; president, United Methodist Health Ministry Fund, Hutchinson, Kansas, since 1987.
Trustee Southwestern College, Winfield, Kansas, 1971-1987. Member board education Unified School District 308, Hutchinson, 1991-1997. Member Kansas Commission on National and Community Service, 1992-1996.
Board directors Leadership Hutchinson, since 1996, United Way of Reno County, since 1997. Member of Rotary.
Married Cynthia Ann McDaniel, September 10, 1977. Children: Carrie Elizabeth, Michael Todd, Amanda Annual.