Bachelor in Mineral Engineering, University Minnesota, 1974. Master in Mineral Engineering, University Minnesota, 1981.
Sales engineer WEMCO division Baker International, Sacramento, 1974-1976. Metallurgist Pickands Mather Company, Hibbing (Minnesota) Taconite, 1976-1979, Hanna Mining Company, National Steel Pellet, Keewatin, Minnesota, 1979-1982. Sales representative ARMCO Grinding Systems, Hibbing, 1982-1985.
President, general manager, chairman board Continental Sales and Equipment, since 1985.
Member American Institute of Mining, Society Mining Engineers Clubs: Algonquin (Hibbing).
Married Christina Annette Vlahovich, May 24, 1975. Children: Carl Jerome, Stefanie Annette.