Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1968. Master of Business Administration, Southern Illinois University, 1982.
Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1968; advanced through grades to Lieutenant, United States Navy, 1975; regional manager, American Hospital Supply, St. Louis, 1975-1979; director sales, Nice Pak, Mount Vernon, New York, 1979-1982; general manager, Terumo Corporation, Piscataway, New Jersey, 1982-1984; vice president Respiratory Care Inc., Arlington Heights, Illinois, 1984-1987; president, chief Executive officer, Griffith Micro Science International, Alsip, Illinois, since 1987.
Married Susan Lane Zerfoss, February 22, 1969. Children: Kristen Marie, Michael Allen, Laura Beth.