Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, 1957.
Assistant merchandise manager Montgomery Ward & Company, Chicago. President, owner Shaw, McDermott & Company, Des Moines, 1960—1987. Vice president Shearson Lehman Hutton, Inc., since 1987.
President St. Augustin Board Education, Des Moines.
Member of Iowa Investment Bankers Association (past president), Cyclone Club, Wakonda Club, Embassy Club.
Married Loral B. Baker, November 21, 1959. Children: Kelly Gerard, Elizabeth, Matthew, Kathryn.