After being a co-founder of a multi-million dollar, national manufacturing and research company, Glaxo, he retired in 1991 and formed his own company, Wilmington Quality Associates. With degrees in chemistry and mathematics and an MBA in marketing from Xavier University, he specializes in highly successful business management implementations. His focus is on helping companies improve competitive performance by teaching effective leadership skills, safety, improving company image, developing highly motivated employees and creating delighted customers. He has been Chairman of the Board for a North Carolina Bank and is currently on the Board of Directors for Blue Ridge Community College and Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee. He speaks to 10-15 conventions and educational conferences a year as a keynote speaker and breakout session presenter on business management topics and employee development.