Bachelor in Philosophy, Antioch College, 1972; certified custom house broker, World Trade Institute, 1978; certified of chartering, World Trade Institute, 1979.
European sales manager, Antioch Bookplate Company, Yellow Springs, Ohio., 1971;
president, Alternative Living, Inc., Brockport, New York, 1972-1976;
import manager, Spies Shipping Corporation, New York City, 1976-1977;
equipment control manager, Hansen and Tidemann, New York City, 1977-1978;
intermodel operations manager, Star Shipping of New York, Inc., New York City, 1979-1981;
manager container services, Star Shipping of New York, Inc., New York City, 1981-1985;
district manager midwest, Star Shipping, Inc., Des Plaines, Illinois, 1985-1986, 87-89;
trade manager United States gulf, Star Shipping, Inc., Stamford, Connecticut, 1989-1991;
general traffic manager, Atlantic Trades, since 1991;
president, Viking Homes, Hempstead, New York, 1981-1985;
Far East sales manager, Star Shipping Aktieselskab, Tokyo, 1986-1987. Board directors Alternative Living, Inc., Brockport, 1977-1991. Custom house broker T. Swartout DHB, Chicago, since 1978.
Consultant TransNat. Shipping Corporation, New York City, 1981-1988. Board directors Viking Homes, Ridgefield, Connecticut.
Vice president Northwest Civic Association, Hempstead, 1983, Georgetown Manor Homeowners Association, Arlington Heights, 1987. Cubmaster pack 74 Cub Scouts, Ridgefield, Connecticut. Member Midwest Foreign Commerce Club, Ocean Freight Agents Association, Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce, Japanese Chamber of Commerce (affiliate), Holland Society, Sons of Norway (vice president 1981-1982, 90-91, president 1983-1984), Connecticut Maritime Association, International Forest Products Transport Association, Railway Industrial Clearance Association, Project Management Institute.
Son of; married Anne Elizabeth Washington, July 21, 1978. Children: Jesse, Jason, Katherine Lynne, Joseph.