Student, University Maryland., 1959-1962; Bachelor of Business Administration cum laude, College of Insurance, 1968.
Assistant manager New York Fire Insurance Rating Organization, New York City, 1959-1969. Branch manager CNA Financial Corporation Insurance Company, 1969-1975. President, director Commerce & Industry Insurance Company, 1975-1983.
President Commerce & Industry of Canada, 1980-1983. Senior vice president, chief underwriting officer American International Underwriters, 1983-1987. Executive vice president Home Insurance Company, 1987-1993.
President, chief executive officer Home Indemnity Insurance Company, 1987-1993, also board directors. Chairman City International Insurance Company Ltd., 1991-1993. President, chief operating officer Mercantile and General Reins.
Company American, 1993-1997. Chairman, president, Chief Executive Officer Toa-Re-Insurance Company American (now Toa Reins. Company American), 1993—2003.
Board directors USF Insurance Company, Victoria Insurance Company. Trustee College of Insurance, 1985—2001, American Institute for Property Casualty Underwriters, 1996—2002. Board overseers School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science St. John's University, 2001—2006.
Member board visitors Drew University, since 2002. Member commercial lines. committee Insurance Services Office, 1989—1992.
President Wyckoff (New Jersey) Board Education, 1979-1982. Chairman board lay leaders Grace United Methodist Church, Wyckoff, 1989-1992, trustee, since 1999, president board trustees, since 2005. Past member Society Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (board directors New York chapter).
Member, Conference Special Risk Underwriters, Reinsurance Association American (board directors 1993-2002). Clubs: John St. (New York City).
Married Marian Lee Blanton, July 16, 1966. Children: Katherine, Sandra, Deborah.