Bachelor of Arts, Grinnell College, 1954.
With, Occidental Life Insurance Company, California, 1960-1978;
1st. vice president charge agys., Occidental Life Insurance Company, Los Angeles, 1968-1971;
executive vice president sales, Occidental Life Insurance Company, 1971-1976;
president, chief Executive officer, Transmerica Insurance Management, Inc., Los Angeles, 1972-1978;
president, chief Executive officer, Countrywide Life Insurance Company, Los Angeles, 1973-1976;
director, Countrywide Life Insurance Company, 1973-1978;
Chairman of the Board, president, Plaza Insurance Sales Inc., San Francisco
president, chief Executive officer, Occidental Life of Canada, 1977-1978;
president, chief operating officer, director, Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, Philadelphia, 1979-1980. Senior vice president life division American General Corporation, 1981-1982. President Lincoln American Life Insurance Company, American General Life Insurance Company Delaware, American General Life Insurance Company Texas, American Amicable Life Insurance Company, Pioneer American, 1982-1984.
Vice chairman Pioneer Security Life Insurance Company, 1982-1984. President, Chief Executive Officer Gulf Life Insurance Company, Interstate Fire Company, Jacksonville, Florida, 1984-1988, also director. President American Gen.Group Insurance Company Florida, 1986-1989.
Vice chairman Gulf Life Insurance Company, 1988-1991. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer ROP & Associations.
Past president Volunteers of America, Los Angeles. Trustee Life Underwriters Training Council, Washington, 1975—1978. Campaign chairman Jacksonville United Way, 1988, 1989, chairman, 1989—1990.
President Jacksonville University Council, 1992, 1993, Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, 1993—1994. Chairman business advisory council University North Florida. Councilman City of Upper Arlington, Ohio, 1962—1966.
Chairman Conservative Order for Good Government, San Diego County, California, 2001. Member Life Insurance Marketing and Research Association (board directors 1982-1985).
Married Mary G. White, September 12, 1953. Children: Jane, Robert Otis, Patricia, Elizabeth.