- Schuylkill Valley graduate who won the 1962 PIAA State Track & Field Championship in the Long Jump.
- Graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Industrial Engineering.
- Married to Judy Huey and together they have two children and five grandchildren.
- Worked for a variety of commercial banks reaching Executive Management positions in each organization. Was responsible for overseeing portfolios of large loans to businesses.
- Served as an officer and member of boards of directors for many non-profit organizations. Chaired the United Way fund drive for Lehigh County, Coordinated the fund-raising and implementation of a transitional housing unit in Reading and co-chaired a $16.5 million dollar fund-raising effort to build a new medical pavilion for Paoli Hospital.
- Serves on the Board of Directors for Royal Bank America and the Paoli Hospital Foundation, where he previously served as Chairman.