Student, University of Illinois, 1959-1962; Student, Southern Illinois U., 1963-1964.
With professional baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates, 1962; with professional baseball, Minnesota Twins, 1962-1965; bank auditor, State of Illinois, Springfield, 1965-1966; from loan officer to vice president, Mortgage Associations, Inc., Milwaukee, 1966-1972; partner, Joe Foster Real Estate, Collinsville, Illinois, 1968-1969; vice president, Weyerhaeuser Mortgage Company, Los Angeles, 1972-1975; chairman, president, Great American Funding Corporation, Hinsdale, Illinois, 1975-1980; senior vice president, United 1st Mortgage Company subsidiary Merrill Lynch, La Jolla, California, 1980-1982; executive vice president, Merrill Lynch Mortgage Corporation, Stamford, Court, 1982-1984; executive vice president, Shawmut 1st Mortgage Corporation, Dallas, 1984-1988; Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Paragon Mortgage Corporation, Smyrna, Georgia, since 1988. Board directors Technology Resources, Inc., San Diego, Maritime Resources, Inc., San Diego.
Member Mortgage Bankers Association.
Married Vonia Pearl Brown, November 11, 1962 (divorced October 1986). Children: Craig Allen, Cayle Allen. Married Barbara Leigh McBride, June 26, 1987.
1 child, Lacey L.