Stan was a broadcasting major at Northwest Missouri State University. But in 1978, entered the Kansas City Regional Police Academy and graduated where he became a certified law enforcement officer for the Kansas City Missouri Police Department He worked as a full time law enforcement police officer for 30 years from 1978 to 2008 when he retired. He remained on the police department for 11 years as a reserve law enforcement police officer. Then in 2008, he was hired as a law enforcement police officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City where he worked 10 years before retiring again.
Stan joined the KKFI staff in April of 2019 where he hosts the Cool Oldies show.