Bachelor of Business Administration, City College of New York, 1955. Postgraduate, New York University Graduate School Business, 1956—1957.
Publicist, Prentice-Hall, Inc., New York City, 1956-1959; publicity director, Fawcett Publs., Inc., New York City, 1959-1962; assistant director public relations, Crowell-Collier-Macmillan, New York City, 1963-1965; director advertising and public relations, education group, Litton Industries, White Plains, New York, 1966-1968; director promotion, Baker & Taylor division W.R. Grace Company, 1968-1971; director marketing book division, Rodale Press, Inc., Emmaus, Pennsylvania, 1971-1974; director advertising, Organic Gardening magazine, Emmaus, 1974-1978; vice president, Organic Gardening magazine, Emmaus, 1974-1982; public, Organic Gardening magazine, Emmaus, 1978-1986; group vice president, Organic Gardening magazine, Emmaus, 1982-1991; senior vice president, Organic Gardening magazine, Emmaus, 1991-1998. Public New Shelter magazine, 1984-1986, Public Prevention Magazine, 1986-1991, senior vice president, since 1991. Board directors Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley, since 1996.
President ecology advisory committee Allentown (Pennsylvania) City Council, 1972-1975. Board directors Lehigh Valley Child Care, Allentown, 1974-1982, president board, 1976-1980. Board directors Lehigh Valley Conservancy, Allentown, 1976-1977, Planned Parenthood Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, 1977-1978, Lehigh County Youth and Childrens Office, 1999-2002, Jewish Family Service Lehigh Valley, 2000-2003.
Member board associates Cedar Crest College, since 1985. Trustee, member corporation committee, chairman marketing committees Allentown Art Museum, 1992-2005, president board trustees, 1997-2006, member executive committee, since 2006, chairman board trustees, since 2010. Board directors 2nd Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley, 1996-2007, member, 2008- chairman, 2002-2007, board chairman, since 2010.
Member Pennsylvania Housing Advisory Commission, 1997-2002. Trustee Lehigh County History Society, since 2007.
Married Jeanne Sherman, June 25, 1967 (deceased November 1992). Married Patricia Wood, February 4, 1995. Children: Mary, Kenneth, Emily.