Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University Utah, 1976. Master of Business Administration, University Utah, 1979.
Financial analyst Northwest Pipeline, Salt Lake City, 1976-1983, manager finance analysis, 1983-1985, treasurer, 1985-1989. Vice president finance and administration Williams Gas Marketing, Tulsa, since 1989.
Served with United States National Guard, 1969-1977. Member of Fort Douglas Country.
Married Cathryn Louise Chipping, September 8, 1975. Children: Ian William, Sterling Chipping, Corinne Marie, Mason Travis.