Bachelor of Business Administration, Baruch College, 1963; Bachelor of Business Administration, Baruch College, 1970.
Insurance examiner, New York State Insurance Department, New York City, 1963-1967;
senior accountant, Arthur Young & Company. New York City, 1967-1972;
partner, Aiken & Wilson (Certified Public Accountants), New York City, 1972-1978;
assistant deputy commissioner for budget control, New York City Human Resources Administration, 1978-1980;
partner, Main Hurdman (Certified Public Accountants), New York City, 1980-1987;
partner, Peat, Marwick, Main & Company. New York City, 1987-1988;
partner, Watson, Rice & Company.
New York City, 1989-1990; vice president finance, Long Island R.R., Jamaica, New York, 1990-1993; also Board of Governors, Long Island R.R., Jamaica, New York. Adjunct Professor accountancy Medgar Evers College, 1973-1974. Board directors Association Black Charities, Netherland Gardens Corporation, Fordham Hill Owners Corporation.
Member advisory board Borough of Manhattan Community College, 1973-1974. Board directors Westchester Minority Business Assistance Organization, Inc., since 1973, Negro Ensemble Company, since 1982. Member advisory council North Carolina Central University, Business, 1970-1972.
Member business advisory board Norfolk State University, since 1986. Member advisory board Hofstra University School Business, since 1986. Member National Urban League Black Executive Exchange Program, 1969-1972.
Assistant treasurer, board directors 100 Black Men, Inc. Board directors Ethical-Fieldston Fund, Associated Black Charities, 1988-1996, also treasurer. Chief Financial Officer Jewish Child Care Association New York, since 1996.
Trustee Studio Museum in Harlem, 1974-1977. Treasurer Bucks for Books, Inc. Yonkers Library, 1976-1979.
Member budget advisory committee City of Yonkers, 1976-1977. With United States Marine Corps, 1953-1956. member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (committee on minority recruitment 1973-1975, council 1975-1978, finance accounting and reporting subcommittee 1994-1996), National Association Black Accountants (co-founder, president 1971-1973, 83-85, director since 1971, literature award New York City chapter 1983), New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (Chief Financial Officer committee since 1995, accounting nonprofits committee since 1996), National Association State Boards Accountancy, Accountants club American, Finance Executives Institute, American Arbitration Association, Beta Alpha Psi (national advisory forum).
Married Dorothy Harris, October 9, 1954 (divorced 1987). Children: Adrienne Doreen, William, Candice Deanna, Nicole Ophelia, Sharla Dorothy. Married Joyce Blackwell, July 9, 1988.