Bachelor, William Jewell College, 1966; Master of Social Work, Washington University, St. Louis, 1971.
Juvenile officer, St. Louis County Juvenile Court, Clayton, Missouri, 1971-1973; center coordinator, Boys Town of Missouri, St. Louis, 1973-1975; director social work, Epworth Children's Home, St. Louis, 1975-1986; executive director Missouri chapter, National Association Social Workers, Columbia, 1986-1993; executive director, Prader-Willi Syndrome Association, St. Louis, since 1994.
Board directors Project Start, St. Louis. Member National Association of Social Workers, St. Louis Society Association Executives.
Married Patricia Noland, May 4, 1974. Children: Katherine Patricia, Andrew Noland.