- Founded the Michigan Disposal Service Corporation in Kalamazoo, Mich., which he operated until selling in 1993
- Serves on the Kalamazoo Christian Schools Foundation Board of Directors
- Appointed to the Zoning Board of Appeals for Ross Township in Kalamazoo County.
- Served many volunteer organizations in Kalamazoo, including the YMCA of Greater Kalamazoo and the national board of Youth for Christ
- Served on the board of Gull Lake Ministries, Open Heart Ministries, the Youth for Christ Foundation and served as director of Michigan National Bank - Kalamazoo