Born to Charles T. Black and Dorothy Edna (Stokely) Black in Toledo, OH.
Earns a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from Stanford University.
Is a rocket scientist at Aerojet General Corp. with research in metal/oxidizer monopropellants until 1964.
Marries Virginia Ann Hess, Cell Biologist at New York University Medical School, parents of Steven C. Black and Kevin J. Black.
Earns a Master of Business Administration (Logistics, Organization Behavior and Economics) from Stanford University.
Is a venture manager at E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. in Wilmington, DE and New York, NY until 1971.
Patent pending for acrylic film manufacturing.
Patent pending for wear-resistant rotomolding nylon.
Is the heat resistant nylon consultant for a Rochester Products (GMC) Emissions Control Canister for production in Fall of 1969.
Is an inflight services manager at Pan American World Airways in New York, NY, develops variable staffing procedures in 1974.
Is promoted to director of capital budgets for Pan American World Airways, remaining until 1976.
Serves on the board of directors of the New York Choral Society and later the San Francisco Choral Society.
Is an organization analyst with Emerson Consultants and Interaction Analysts Consultants in New York, NY until 1978.
Is a market development manager with Allied Fibers and Plastic in Morristown, NJ until 1980.
Introduces plastic conveyor rollers to the mining industry.
Is an industrial marketing consultant at CIMDI in New York, NY and Silicon Valley, CA and continues part-time in retirement.
Creates the position of driver interface trainer for Toyota USA and writes the corporate delivery manual also used by Lexus.
Marries Shu-Ju Yoh, Pianist and piano teacher, stepfather and conservator for Wen Fu Liu.
Creates Client Services Management Associates to change the automotive retail marketing process.
Joins the Stanford Alumni Consulting Group as a pro bono consultant to non-profit organizations and continues in the role.