Diploma in Electronics, Radio Corporation of America Institutes, New York City, 1952. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Indiana Institute of Technology, 1957. Master of Business Administration, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1974.
Doctor in Management, Southeastern Institute of Technology, 1992.
Supervisor dragon and tow production acceptance testing, New Technology Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, 1974-1975; dean education, Alverson-Draughton, Huntsville, 1975-1976; research assistant, consultant, Northrup Superior vena cava syndrome Inc., Huntsville, 1976-1978; proposal and systems consultant, Management Superior vena cava syndrome Inc., Huntsville, 1978-1980; senior project engineer Titan systems, Service Civil International Systems Inc., Huntsville, 1980-1981; aerospace engineer, senior system safety office, George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, 1981-1985; aerospace engineer senior space station safety, George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, 1985-1988; aerospace engineer senior technical test group, George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, 1988; aerospace engineer senior materials control office, George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, 1988-1990; chief contamination control laboratory, George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, since 1990.
Chairman stewardship and finance Epworth Methodist Church, Orlando, Florida, 1961, 62. With United States Army, 1953-1954, Korea. Associate fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (director public policy committee 1989-1990, vice-chairman, program chairman 1990-1991, chairman 1991-1992, technical committee on safety and system effectiveness since 1990, public policy award international 1990).
Member Huntsville Area Technology Societies (forum chairman, membership chairman).
Married Gail Litt, October 24, 1953 (divorced April 1978). Children: Stephen III, Paul John, Cara Ann. Married Stacey Lea Hollich, September 7, 1984.
Children: Kitrik Lee, Kaitlin Carrie, Stephanie Jana.