Bachelor, Dickinson College, 1957. Master of Business Administration in International Business, City University of New York, 1967.
Salesman, inventory control Ritter & Ritter Importers, New York City, 1960-1968. Member staff operations analysis Grumman Aerospace, Bethpage, New York, 1968-1973. Program controls manager ITT Space Communications, Ramsey, New Jersey, 1973-1976, logistice manager Ramsey, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1976-1985.
Marketing services manager ITT Network Systems, Raleigh, 1981-1986. President, vice president Ralsat Internat Inc, since 1986.
President Coachman Trail Homeowners Association, Raleigh, 1984. Lieutenant United States Army, 1957-1958. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
Married Andrea Klaess, May 6, 1961. Children: Christine, Andrew, Jennifer.