Bachelor of Arts, Pennsylvania State University, 1953; Master of Business Administration, U. Hartford, 1970; postgraduate, Stanford University, 1980.
General manager, Layman Motor Company, 1956-1960; vice president, actuary, Travelers Insurance Company, 1960-1981; president, Phoenix American Life Insurance Company, Hartford, Connecticut, 1981-1983; senior vice president, Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Company, Hartford, 1981-1983; president, chief Executive officer, Beneficial Standard Life Insurance Company, Los Angeles, 1983-1988; president, chief Executive officer, Direct Marketing Corporation American, 1983-1986; president, Bourdeau Cons., Pasadena, California, since 1988.
Chairman organizing committee United States Figure Skating Championships, 1977, World Figure Skating Championships, 1981. Served with United States Navy, 1953-1956. Fellow Society Actuaries.
Member Academy Actuaries, Society Clubs, Phi Beta Kappa. M C.
Married Patricia Shapiro, September 1, 1979. Children: Paul, Corinne, Bonnie, Jacqui.