He retired as executive vice president and chief administrative officer of USG Corporation, a manufacturer and distributor of higher-performance building products. He was responsible for the Human Resources, Employment Law, Corporate Communications and Media Relations, and Environmental, Health & Safety functions.
He has served as an adjunct instructor in the MBA program at Loyola University of Chicago's Quinlan School of Business, teaching a class on managing and motivating in the workplace, and as a mentor for Menttium, helping senior executives enhance their leadership capabilities.
He attended Virginia Tech, earning a bachelor's degree in management and finance, as well as an MBA. He earned his juris doctorate from DePaul University College of Law.