Associate of Arts in Business, San Joaquin Delta College, 1982. Bachelor of Science in Organizational Behavior, University San Francisco, 1989. Certified economic development, University Oklahoma, 1991.
Harbormaster, Tower Park Marina, 1971-1977; from helper gas transmission & distribution to economics development coord, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, 1977-1993; clean air transportation coordinator, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, since 1993; mayor, City of Lodi, California, since 1993.
Vice-mayor City of Lodi, 1992, council member, 1990-1991. Chairman San Joaquin Council Governments, 1992-1993. President Lodi Lions Club, 1988-1989.
Committee member San Joaquin County Retention Task Force, Tracy Economic Development Corporation, San Joaquin Partnership-Marketing. Member American Economic Development Council, California Association Local-Economics Development, Lodi Chamber of Commerce (committee member).
Married Melanie Pennino. Children: Bryan Phillip, Summer Nichol.