Party affiliation: Democrat
Bachelor of Arts, Louisiana Technology University, 1979, Bachelor of Architecture, 1980. Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design, Columbia University, 1985. Architectural designer, draftsman Architects Plus, Atlanta, 1980-1983.
Architectural designer Heery & Heery Architects, Atlanta, 1983-1984, I.J. Chung Architects, Pittsburgh, 1984-1985. Interior architectural designer Interspace, Inc., Pittsburgh, 1984. Planner Department City Planning, City of New York, Manhattan Office, 1986.
Comprehensive planner Department City Planning, City of Pittsburgh, since 1986. Active Boys and Girls Club of Western Pennsylvania, Lawrenceville Community Organization Member American Planning Association, Pennsylvania Planning Association, Omicron Delta Kappa, Alpha Rho Chi (medal School Art and Architecture Louisiana Technology University, 1980), Tau Sigma Delta.
Denomination: Roman Catholic