Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, Oshkosh, 1981. Postgraduate, Marquette University, Milwaukee, 1986. Postgraduate, University Dubuque, Iowa, 1985.
Manager operations and promotions, NWCTV, Inc., Suring, Wisconsin, 1981-1983; university development officer, director alumni, U. Dubuque, Iowa., 1983-1985; director development, Arthritis Foundation-Wisconsin chapter, Milwaukee, 1985-1987; director development, Edgewood College, Madison, 1987-1990; director planned and major gifts, Children's Hospital Foundation, Inc., Milwaukee, since 1990.
Member of executive board Boy Scouts American-Four Lakes county, Madison, 1986-1987, member of advisory development committee Milwaukee County county, 1990-1991. Member National Society Fundraising Executives, National Committee Planned Giving, Chicago Council on Planned Giving (director since 1995), Association Healthcare Philanthropy, Rotary Club of Wauwatosa-Mayfair (director 1994-1995, 96-).
Married Patricia Ellen Ostrenga, May 26, 1984.