- CEO, REI, Inc.
- Residing at 356 Park Ave. S.W., Aiken
- December 28, 1968 married Elizabeth Rose Denkewalter
- Vice Chairman, Economic Development Partnership, 1992
- Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 1957 Marble Champion
- 1994 Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce "Businessperson of the Year"
- 1998 BIPEC Guardian of Small Business Award
- 1998 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Carolinas
- 2004 and 2005 South Carolina Taxpayers Association Friend of the Taxpayer Award
- United States Army Reserves National Guard, 1968-74
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