Bachelor of Science, U. Utah, 1972.
Vice president Valley Bank of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1977—1979, executive vice president, 1979—1982, president, chief operating officer, 1982—1992, Bank of America, Nevada, 1992—1995. Managing director Thomas and Mack Company, since 1995. Board directors Rio Suite Hotel and Casino, Inc., 1995—1999, Coast Casinos, 2002, City National Corporation, 2003, Federal Reserve Bank, San Francisco, 2003—2008, Boyd Gaming Corporation, since 2004.
Member long range planning committee United Way, 1982-1984. Board directors Friends of Channel 10, 1982-1985. Member Las Vegas Convention and Visitor's Authority, 1984-1988, secretary/treasurer, 1985-1986, treasurer/vice president, 1987-1988.
Chairman Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Committee Fiscal Affairs, since 1994, Citizen's Advisory Committee on Downtown Redevelopment, since 1986, Nevada Bankers Legislative Committee, Nevada Development Authority, (member executive committee since 1986, trustee 1986-1990, chairman-elect since 1992). Member Downtown Progresss Association, 1986-1990, Nevada Nuclear Projects Commission, since 1993, American Bankers Association Government Relations and Administrative Committees, Las Vegas Mayor's Multi-jurisdictional Community Empowerment Commission. Member vision project executive council University Nevada, 1988-1990, President's Association, since 1988.
Board trustees University Nevada Las Vegas Foundation, since 1994. Member Nevada Bar Association, Utah Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, Nevada Bankers Association (president 1987-1989, chairman legislation committee since 1988), American Bankers Association (government relations council management committee since 1988), Young President's Organization.
Married Nancy Paxman, June 12, 1972. Children: David P., Megan, Lindsey, Adam.