Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Kansas State University, 1979. Graduate, National Trust School, Evanston, Illinois, 1990.
Commercial loan officer, Commerce Bank, Mexico, Missouri, 1979-1981; vice president, trust and investment officer, The National Bank of America, Salina, Kansas, since 1981. Board directors Bank of Whitewater (Kansas), since 1987.
Elder Sunrise Presbyterian Church. Member Lions.
Married Lynda Diane Atherton, December 19, 1981. Children: Bradley and Daniel (twins), Ashley.