Bachelor of Science in Bacteriology, South Dakota State University, 1970. Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, South Dakota State University, 1970. Doctor Pharmacy (honorary), South Dakota State University, 1977.
Master of Business Administration, Boston University, 1978.
Second in command Lieutenant, United States Army, 1971;
advanced through grades to colonel, United States Army, 1992;
pharmacy resident, department supervisor, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Denver, 1978-1982;
director pharmacy service, Ireland Army Hospital, Fort Knox, Kentucky, 1982-1985;
project officer, United States Army Research and Development, Frederick, Maryland., 1985-1989;
director pharmacy service, Landstuhl (Germany) Army Medical Center, 1989-1992;
director pharmacy service, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, Texas, 1992-1994;
chief of staff, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, Texas, 1995;
retired, United States Army, 1995;
Chief Executive Officer, ScriptSave, North Aurora, Illinois, 1995-1998;
director public sector business, National Medical Health Card, Port Washington, New York, since 1998. Regional director hospital internship/clerkshop program University Texas School Pharmacy, El Paso, 1994-1995. Preceptor College Pharmacy externship program U. Arizona, Tucson, 1993-1994.
Consultant pharmacy project region 7 Department Defense, ElPaso, 1993-1994.
Stewardship chairman Lutheran Brotherhood, El Paso, 1994-1995. Member executive council Hospital Administrators, El Paso, 1995. Fellow American Society Health Systems Pharmacists.
Member National Association Retail Druggists, Academy Managed Care Pharmacy, National Council for Prescription Drug Programs.
Married Connie Kay Riggs, April 15, 1972. Children: Chad Jeremy, Kimberly Robin.