AB, Harvard University, 1953. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1957.
Associate, A.G. Becker & Company, Chicago, 1958-1962; vice president, A.G. Becker & Company, Chicago, 1962-1965; president, chief Executive officer, A.G. Becker & Company, Chicago, 1967-1978; co-chairman, A.G. Becker & Company, Chicago, 1978-1981. Board directors International Minerals & Chemical Corporation, Northbrook, Illinois, NICOR, Inc., Naperville, Illinois, DeKalb Genetics Corporation, Dekalb, Illinois, Fort Dearborn Income Securities Inc., Chicago.
Life trustee, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Served with United States Marine Corps, 1953-1955. Member Old Elm Club (Fort Sheridan, Illinois), Sankaty Head Club (Nantucket, Massachusetts), Chicago Club.
Married Mary Ann Dorsey, November 27, 1954. Children: Carol, Hannah, John, Beth.