He is currently an instructor in the Area of Management at the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University. He teaches Human Resource management and Organization and Management. He earned a BBA in management from Texas A&M University and a MBA in management from Texas Tech University. Most of his career has been spent in the business world. He worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone for 30 years, retiring in 1994. He served as President of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce for 6 years and have taught for the past 10 years.