Bachelor, Yale University, 1963.
Newsman, Keep Growing Wiser Radio & television, Portland, 1967-1971; news manager, King television, Seattle, Washington, 1971-1974; news director, WJZ television, Baltimore, 1974-1976; executive editor, The Weekly, Seattle, 1977-1979; consultant, Weyerhaeuser Company, Tacoma, Washington, 1979-1981; consultant, Stimson Lane Wine & Spirits, Woodinville, Washington, 1989-1990; president, Holden Pacific, Inc., Seattle, since 1981. Designed/escorted various nationally marketed tours of French wine country, since 1985.
With United States Army, 1964-1967, Federal Republic Germany. Member French-American Chamber of Commerce (founding board directors), Washington Wine Writers (founder, Wine of Year award), Washington Wine Institute, Oregon Winegrowers Association, Society Wine Educators, Seattle Enol. Society, Les Amis du Vin (board directors Seattle chapter).
Married Glenda Mary McPherson, December 18, 1965. Children: Michael, David, Dominic.