Bachelor in Sociology and English, University Massachusetts, 1959.
Director technical presentations United Technology, Hartford, Connecticut, 1960-1982. Vice president Electrical Convention Management, Los Angeles, 1982-1983. President Event Exhibition Enterprises, 1983.
Vice president Brussels Exhibition Center. Owner, founder Robert Dallmeyer International, Los Angeles, since 1984. President Sterling Gavin Associates, Connecticut, 1975—1977.
Consultant Monterrey (Mexico) Convention and Visitors, Bartizan Data Systems, California Restaurant Association, 2000. President advisory board Project Return, Los Angeles, since 1994. Instructor event management George Washington University, Washington, since 1999.
Consultant exhibition industry.
Board directors, vice president University Massachusetts Alumni, Amherst, 1965-1972, University Massachusetts Foundation, Amherst, 1972-1978. Board directors Hill Center, Hartford, 1976-1979. Member of Center Exhibition Industry Research (board directors since 1976), Trade Show Exhibitors Association (chairman, President award 1979, 1979, Distinguished Service award 1983, Life Member award 2001), International Association Exhibition Managers 2001, (Counter Intelligence Corps Hall Leaders 2006).
Children: Kimberly Ann Kapelson, Kristen Elizabeth Nimr.