Bachelor of Civil Engineering summa cum laude, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1950.
Project engineer, Constructora General S.A., Venezuela, 1948-1949;
project engineer, Florida Road Department, 1950-1955;
highway engineer, Gibbs & Hill, Inc., Guatemala, 1955-1957;
project manager, Gibbs & Hill, Inc., Tampa, Florida, 1957-1959;
project engineer, then associate, J.E. Greiner Company, Tampa, 1959-1963;
partner, Barrett, Daffin & Coloney, Tallahassee, 1963-1970;
president, Wayne H. Coloney Company, Inc., Tallahassee, 1970-1978;
chairman, board chief Executive officer, Wayne H. Coloney Company, Inc., Tallahassee, 1978-1985;
president, secretary, Tesseract Corporation, 1975-1985;
deputy chairman, Howden Airdynamics American, Tallahassee, 1985-1990;
president, Coloney Company Cons. Engineers, Inc., since 1978;
vice-president, director, Howden Coloney Inc., Tallahassee, 1985-1990;
principal, Coloney-Von Soosten & Associations Inc., Tallahassee, since 1990. Chairman advising committee Area Vocational Technology School, 1965-1978.
President Retro Technology Corporation, 1983-1993, Professional Management Conference Group, 1983-1987. President, board directors International Enterprises Inc., 1967-1973. Board directors, Executive Committee GTO, Inc., since 1990.
President United Fund Leon County, 1971-1972. Board directors Springtime Tallahassee, 1970-1972, president, 1981-1982. Board directors Heritage Foundation, 1965-1971, president, 1967.
Member President's Advisory Council on Industrial Innovation, 1978-1979. Board directors Le Moyne College Art Foundation, 1973, vice president, 1974-1975. Board directors Goodwill Industries, 1972-1973, Tallahassee-Popoyan Friendship Commission, 1968-1973.
Member Advisory Committee for History and Cultural Preservation, 1969-1971. Vice chairman Governors Commission for Purchase from the Blind, 1980-2002. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946.
Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers, National Academy Forensic Engineers (president). Member National Society of Professional Engineers, American Defense Industries Association, Florida Engineering Society (senior ), Florida Institute Consultant Engineers, Florida Surveying and Mapping Society, ANAK, Koseme Society, Florida Small Business Association (president 1981), Governor's Club, Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Tau Beta Pi.
Married Anne Elizabeth Benedict, June 21, 1950. 1 child, Mary Adore.