Bachelor in English, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1968.
Caseworker, Erie County Welfare Department, Buffalo, 1968-1969; computer programmer, confederation Life Company, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1969-1970; computer systems analyst, Centennial College, Scarborough, Ontario, 1970; reportor, Binghamton (New York) Press & Sun Bulletin, 1970-1973, 74-76; reportor, The Evening Capital, Annapolis, Maryland., 1973-1974; administrative assistant, New York Senate Majority, Albany, 1976-1979; vice president, Security Mutual Life Insurance Company, Binghamton, since 1979.
Founder, Southern Tier Institute for Arts in Education, 1984-1988. Republican majority leader, Broome County Legislature, Binghamton, 1985-1986. Board directors Broome County Community Charities, Endicott, New York, 1986.
Vice president Binghamton Summer Music Festival, since 1988. Member American Society California Lutheran Universities, New York State Business Council (member insurance committee since 1984), Broome County Chamber of C., Binghamton Club.
Married Sheila Ann Germond, December 8, 1968. Children: Brett, Kate.