Bachelor in Business Administration, University Washington, Seattle, 1958.
Accountant Price Waterhouse & Company, Seattle, 1958-1962. Assistant to treasurer Washington Title Insurance Company, 1962-1963. Assistant controller Seattle Times Company, 1963-1966, controller, 1966-1971, treasurer, 1970-1971, vice president finance, 1970-1975, vice president administration, 1975-1979, vice president sales & marketing, 1979-1981, vice president finance, since 1981.
Vice president, director Times Communications Company. Director Blue Cross of Washington and Alaska.
Treasurer, director Walla Walla Union-Bulletin. Trustee Cabrini Hospital, 1986. Director Seattle Visitors and Convention Bureau, since 1985.
Served with United States Army, 1955-1957. Member Finance Executives Institute (national board directors 1978-1979, president Seattle chapter 1972-1973), Seattle Chamber of C. (past trustee, vice president, President Club award 1969), Alpha Tau Omega, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi. Clubs: Sahallie Ski (president 1981), Washington Athletic, Rainier (Seattle, treasurer 1984-1985).
Married Claire Isabelle Wernentin, June 13, 1958. Children– Jill, Jean.