Dr. Schlech is a pharmaceutical microbiologist and graduate of the University of Texas where he received his B.A. degree in zoology, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in microbiology. In 1989, Dr. Schlech completed the executive Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School.
Now retired, Dr. Schlech spends his time as an advocate for conservative causes and is an active leader in the TEA Party movement.