Bachelor of Landscape Architect, University Georgia, 1975. Master in Agribusiness Management, Mississippi State University, 1997.
Landscape designer Landscape Services, Birmingham, Alabama, 1975-1976. President, owner, general manager Adsit Landscape and Design Firm, Inc., Memphis, 1976-1994. Owner Natural Design Solutions, 1995-1998.
Principal Fisher & Arnold, Inc., 1998—2005. Landscape architect Michael Hatcher & Associates, since 2005. Instructor Toro University, 1990-1991, Tennessee Federation Garden Clubs, 1990-1992.
Instructor Mississippi State University, 1995-1998, assistant professor, 1995-1998. Speaker Hinds Community College, Jackson, Mississippi.
Member Intern Program at Cobelskill Program, 1991-1992, Co-op Program at Mississippi State University, 1980-1992, Economics Amenities Task Force, 1982. Member finance committee Asbury Methodist Church, 1991-1992. Fellow American Society Landscape Architects (chairman membership application review committee 1978-1980, water management educational seminar 1979, president Tennessee chapter 1980-1981, 84-85, chairman national council chapter president 1981, judges panel Mississippi annual awards 1981, speaker national convention Cincinnati 1985, Tennessee trustee 1987-1993, judges facilitator Oklahoma annual awards 1987, member annual conference organizing committee Tennessee chapter 1989, chapter membership committee 1989-1991, publications board 1991-1992, finance and administration committee 1991-1992, vice president 1999-2000, merit award 1979, 80, honor award 1981).
Member Association Turf and Ornamental Managers (charter, president 1986), Associate Landscape Contractors American (distinction award 1990, 92, 93, merit award 1991), Southern Nurserymen's Association, Memphis Botanical Garden Foundation (board directors 1984-1992, chairman master plan selection committee 1987, Second vice president 1989-1990), West Tennessee Nursery and Landscape Association, Tennessee Nursery Association, Memphis Horticultural Society, Memphis Association Building Owners and Managers, Memphis Chamber of Commerce (small business council, chairman small business connection 1992).