Graduated from the University of Oklahoma with Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering. Worked for General Electric for two years. Went back to school for a semester at University of Central Oklahoma.Went to Southern California College of Optometry, graduated, cum laude, in 1980. Member of Beta Sigma Kappa and Omega Epsilon Phi at Southern California College of Optometry. Externship at Crown Point Indian Health Service Hospital during final year. As Commissioned Officer in the Public Health Service was Chief Optometrist at Ft. Defiance Indian Health Service Hospital for two years. Worked with Dr. Arlyn Fansler in Weatherford for a short time after. Purchased the practice of Dr. C. Frederick Summers in Oklahoma City in 1983. Moved the practice to Northwest Medical Center in 1989. Currently licensed to practice in Oklahoma and California, ABO Board Certified, Member of the Oklahoma Optometric Association, American Optometric Association, American Academy of Optometry, Contact Lens Section of the American Optometric Association, and Surfer's Medical Association.