Bachelor, University North Carolina, 1967. Master of Arts in Massachusetts Communications, University North Carolina, 1969.
Editorial director, Art Direction Magazine, New York City, 1970-1973;
creative assistant to public, Penthouse/Viva International, New York City, 1973-1975;
editor, public, Olympic magazine, New York City, 1978-1980;
editorial director, SMC/Carnegie Corporation, New York City, 1978-1982;
founding editor, public, North Shore/The Sandwich Islands Quarterly, Kauai Style, Visions, BayNotes, Kauai, Hawaii., since 1985;
managing director, Inter-Pacific Media, Inc., Kauai, since 1988. Consultant Ludwig/Christensen, New York City, 1982-1985, Leber/Katz Partners, New York City,1983-1984. Instructor creative writing New York University, New York City, Kauai Academy Creative Arts, 1971-1972.
Instructor concept design New York Institute Advertising, New York City. Exhibition judge Art Dirs. Club Denver, Art Dirs.
Club North Carolina, New York Art Dirs. Club; member Garden Island Arts Council, founding editor public ARTS, Mirage Princeville Resort Marketing Board.
Active Hawaii International Film Festival, 1000 Friends of Kauai. Advisor to mayor County of Kauai, 1993. Advisor to Republican Carl Stepath, 1993-1994.
Member Society Public Designers (president 1983-1984), New York Type Directors Club (Ozzie award), Kauai History Society.
Married Hendrieka Van Riper (divorced). 1 child, Lindsay Anne. Married Marsha Daniel (divorced).