Bachelor of Science, Portland State College, 1964. Master of Business Administration, University Oregon, 1972.
Teacher, Portland (Oregon) Public Schools, 1965-1968; manager, Albania Corporation, Portland, 1968-1969; professor, Seattle Community College, 1972-1973, 77-80; executive director, Economics Resources Development Company, Seattle, 1973-1976, 82-; auditor, Touche Ross & Company, Seattle, 1980-1981; accountant, Reed Peoples & Company, Seattle, since 1985. Lecturer in field.
Member Afro-American committee American Bicentennial Presidential Inaugural. Member Lake Washington Affirmative Action Committee, Redmond, 1976-1980. Board directors Seattle Young Men’s Christian Association, 1980-1985, Project Vote, Washington, since 1988.
With United States Army, 1959-1961. Member National Association Black Accountants (regional vice president 1981-1984, national president 1987-1988, Distinguished Service award 1984), Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants (member committee since 1979), National Association Accountants, American Accounting Association, Minority Enterprise Small Business Investment Corporation (board directors 1976-1980), Seattle Chamber of Chamber (board directors Leadership of Tomorrow since 1988), Variety Club (mayor's Very Important Person panelist Pacific Northwest chapter), Kappa Alpha Psi (chapter president), Beta Alpha Psi (board directors since 1988).
Married Deborah F. Saunders, June 1969 (divorced 1976). Married Doris M. Watkins, December 1, 1977. Children: Stephen, Robert, Bernadette, John, Robyn, Mark.