Bachelor of Science, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1959.
Division sales manager Republic Powdered Metals, Cleveland, 1961-1965, executive vice president, 1965-1970. Chairman board, Chief Executive Officer RPM, International, Medina, Ohio, 1971—2002, chairman board, 2003—2008. Board directors Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
Trustee emeritus Culver (Indiana) Educational Foundation. Former trustee Cleveland Tomorrow. Board advisors Urban Community School, Cleveland, Malachi House, Cleveland.
Trustee City Year Cleveland. Trustee Catholic Diocese of Cleveland Foundation Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1959-1960. Member of National Association Securities Dealers (board governors 1986-1988, long-range strategic planning committee), National Paint and Coatings Association (past chairman board, Chief Executive Officer, member executive committee).
Married Sandra Simmons, March 12, 1960. Children: Frank, Sean, Tommy, Danny, Kathleen, Julie.