Born in Du Quoin, Illinois to Townsend and Anna Belle Blanchard.
Receives a Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois.
Serves as a lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve.
Receives a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University.
Becomes a consultant for the Illinois School Bond Service in Monticello, Illinois.
Co-founds Americana Nursing Centers, serving as treasurer and chief financial officer.
Becomes vice president of finance, treasurer, chief financial officer and chief of staff at Cenco, Inc. in Chicago, Illinois.
Receives the Harvey W. Herbert Award from Delta Sigma Phi.
Becomes senior vice president and chief financial officer of DynCorp. in Reston, Virginia.
Receives the Mr. Delta Sig Award from Delta Sigma Phi.
Serves as president of the National Foundation of Delta Sigma Phi.
Serves as national vice president of the Board of Directors of the Financial Executives Institute.
Serves as chairman of the Employee Stock Ownership Plan at DynCorp.