Bachelor of Science in Economics, University of Illinois, 1967. Professional certified Carnegie-Mellon University, 1973. Master in Management, Northwestern University., 1977.
Assistant to governor, Columbus, Ohio, 1970—1971. Scheduling director for political campaign Chicago, 1971—1972. Assistant to governor and secretary transportation, 1972—1977.
Investment banker Merrill Lynch Capital Mkt.s, New York City, since 1978. With United States Army, 1968-1970, Vietnam.
Fellow: Airport Operators Council International, Municipal Finance Officers Association.
Married Ann Leland Hickey, January 14, 1978. Children: Amy Leland, Charles Phillip, Suzanne Charlotte, Thomas Lawrence.