Bachelor in History, Brescia College, Owensboro, Kentucky, 1977. Master of Divinity, St. Meinrad (Indiana) College, 1975. Master of Arts in Education, Spalding University, Louisville, 1981.
Educational Specialist, Spalding University, Louisville, 1987.
Teacher, Trinity High School, Whitesville, Kentucky, 1975-1976; assistant principal, Trinity High School, Whitesville, Kentucky, 1976-1980; acting principal, Trinity High School, Whitesville, Kentucky, 1980-1981; teacher, St. Mary High School, Paducah, Kentucky, 1981-1984; principal, St. Mary High School, Paducah, Kentucky, 1984-1986; director counseling, Christian Brothers U., Memphis, 1986-1987; vice president, Christian Brothers U., Memphis, 1987-1988; squadron chaplain, United States Navy, Yokosuka, Japan, 1988-1990; chaplain, United States Navy, Orlando, Florida, 1990-1993; chaplain, United States Navy, Scotia, New York, since 1993. Spiritual advisor Cursillo, Owensboro, 1982-1986. Spiritual director Teens Encounter Christ, Owensboro, 1974-1986, Tres Dias, Yokosuka, 1989-1990, Pre-Cana, Owensboro, 1976-1981.
Active Children's Defense Association, Paducah, 1981-1986, Humane Society, Memphis, 1986-1988, Citizens for Law Enforcement, 1981-1986, Teacher Renewal Center, Paducah, 1984-1986. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1988-1991. Member National Education Association, American Association of University Professors, Chief Administrators of Catholic Education, Kentucky Education Association, National Catholic Education Association, Knights of Columbus (faithful friar), Tau Kappa Epsilon.