Student, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, 1954-1956.
President, Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, 1957-1997; Chairman, Board Of Directors, Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, since 1997.
Board of directors Christian Schools International, 1981-1986. President of the board directors Christian Schools International Foundation, since 1988. Member Christian Booksellers Association (board directors 1985-1993), Evangelical Christian Publications Association (board directors 1981-1984).
Married Frances Leona Gesink, June 10, 1957. Children: Dawn, Dwight, David, Daniel.