Student, Edinboro (Pennsylvania) University, 1973. Bachelor of Science in Education, University Akron, 1979.
Teacher, Twinsburg (Ohio) City Schools, 1979-1983; with sales department,, Distributor Service, Inc., Pittsburgh, 1983-1985; with sales department,, Owens-Corning Fiberglass, Cleveland, 1985-1986; manager sales, Gelco Products, Inc., Cleveland, 1986-1989; manager branch sales, Acoustic Supply, Inc., Cleveland, since 1989; owner, Tapered Systems and Roofing Supply Inc., Cleveland, since 1989.
Member Construction Specification Institute (treasurer), American Subcontractors Association, Producers Council (affiliate), Delta Sigma Phi (vice president Edinboro chapter 1972-1973).
Married Karen Lynn Chrman, July 17, 1976 (divorced). Children: Lynsey Beth, Meghan Lynn. Married Christine Metzen, August 22, 1987.