Student, Drake University. Student, University Nebraska, Omaha.
Director public affairs, Mutual Protective & Medico Life Insurance Company former member, Nebraska Senate, Lincoln, from 1984; past chairman revenue committee, Nebraska Senate, Lincoln member banking, commercial and insurance committees, commission on credentials, Nebraska Senate, Lincoln chairman of the executive board judiciary committee, Nebraska Senate, Lincoln now deputy director, Nebraska Insurance Department, Lincoln.
Married Susa Jo Riha, 1981. Children: Annie, Tim, Mike.