Born in NW Iowa, grew up in Marshall, Minnesota and graduated from Macalester College in 1964. Was an accountant/Financial Controller in Twin Cities for 41 years and now happily retired for 17 years. Joined Barbershop Harmony Society in 1965, sang with the North Star Chorus (St Paul) for 20 years and the Great Northern Union Chorus (Hilltop) for 33 years. Sang tenor with the Night Howls barbershop quartet from 1965-1972 and now singing with the River City Quartet since 2015. Has twice performed in the Music Man, singing tenor as Jaycee Squires in the River City School Board Quartet. Sang (and still singing) with the Happiness Emporium Quartet from 1972 through present, and won a gold medal as tenor of the 1975 International Barbershop Quartet Champions.