Bachelor of Architecture, University Oklahoma, 1964. Bachelor of Science, California State University, Long Beach, 1966. Master of Business Administration, California State University, Long Beach, 1968.
Department chief Western Electric Company, Los Angeles, 1966-1968. Vice president Kanasi-Sonnichsen & Company, Long Beach, 1968, also board directors. Vice president, treasurer American Funding Corporation, Beverly Hills, California, 1968-1971, also board directors.
Senior vice president, treasurer, chief finance officer Congressional Research Service Sirrine Inc., Houston, 1971-1978. Vice president, finance, chief finance officer Harte-Hanks, Communications, Inc., San Antonio, 1978-1980. President, chief executive officer, director Tescorp., Inc., 1980-1983.
Principal Bob S. Bridwell Interests, 1983-1987. President Saxet Group International Inc., San Francisco, 1984-1987, Seacliff Finance, Inc., San Francisco, since 1988, also board directors.
Member Finance Executives Institute (officer and director Houston chapter) Clubs: Retama Polo, Plaza, Petroleum (San Antonio). University, Houston (Houston). Les Ambassadeurs, St. Stephens (London).
Son of Cecil Clinton and Gladys Izella (Tucker) B. M. Patricia Gayle Whitmer, June 19, 1964 (divorced January 1988). 1 daughter, Melissa Anne.