About Me

Family and Background


Family: 

Wife:  Ellen 

Children:  Brandon (deceased), Jill, and Todd


Born and raised on a farm in Southern Indiana. 

Education

1975 Graduate of Indiana University

BA Business Administration

Finance/Marketing


1989 Certified Quality Specialist 

Instructor, Dr. Bob Galina, Iowa State University Professor. 

Focusing on Improved Work Environment, Greater Profitability, and Customer Delight.

Professional Experience

1975 - 1982  Farm Credit-Finance Mgr

1982 - 1988 Massey Ferguson Finance 

1989 - Grand Prix Racing- Director

1989 - 1999 Ruan Trans. Finance

1999 - 2008 Contract Employed

                       US Corps. Finance -

                       Marketing - Audit

2008 - 2009 Small Business Adm

                       Eastern Division USA

Present  -      Retired.

Professional Memberships

National Accounting and Finance Council 

Association of Finance Management

Honor/Offices/Activities

1971 -1989 - Member of U.S Jr. Chamber of Commerce 

1976 - Chairman U.S. Bicentennial Commission: Indiana: County of Scott 

1988 - Chairman Iowa State Fair Parade 

1988 - Chairman North American Power Boat Races 

1993 - U.S Senator JCI #45895 

1993 - Iowa JCI Governor #331 

Member Bradenton Lions Club 

Member Bradenton Kiwanis Club

Member of Manatee Tiger Bay Club