Student, Cleveland State University, 1974—1976. Bachelor of Business Administration, Ohio State University, 1979.
Sales representative Berendsohn AG,, Chicago, 1979—1981, Dun & Bradstreet, Chicago, 1981—1984. Account manager Certified General Accountants Computer, Inc., 1984—1985. Owner, manager Precious Jewelry Stones, Buffalo Grove, since 1984.
President Phil Marc Ltd., Pearl wholesalers, since 1985. President Mens Club Congregation B'nai Shalom, Buffalo Grove, 1983—1984. Board directors Congregation B'nai Shalom Temple.
Member of Cleveland State Hockey Club (president 1975-1977), Data Processing Management Association.
Married Marla Sue Sideman Schneider, November 1, 1981.