Bachelor, Benedictine College, 1974. Master of Arts, University Kansas, 1979.
Biologist, Midwest Research Institute, Kansas City, Missoury, 1974-1975; supervisor biochemistry technical, Gulf Science & Technology, Merriam, Kansas, 1975-1979; research associate Biomass Research Center, U. Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1979-1981; assistant production manager, Schering & Plough Corporation, Union, New Jersey, 1981-1983; assistant production manager, Salsbury laboratories, Charles City, Iowa., 1983-1985; biologics production manager, Salsbury laboratories, Charles City, Iowa., 1985-1989; vice president manufacturing, Oxford Veterinary laboratories, Worthington, Minnesota, since 1989.
Board of directors United Way, Charles City, 1987-1989. Member American Chemical Society (advisory since 1983).
Married Martha Alice Contreras, July 19, 1974. Children: Eric Thomas, Jessica Ann, Leslie Marie, Michael Paul.