Sole practice, Falls Church, Virginia, 1978-1981. Lawyer, lobbyist Thomas & Sewell, Richmond, 1978-1979. Legislation aide House of Delegates Majority Leader Thomas W. Moss, 1982.
Executive director Virginia State Education Assistance Authority, since 1982. Board directors Madison Research Associates, Inc., Syria, Virginia, Electronic Cottage Industries, Inc., Richmond.
Coordinator Northern Virginia Chuck Robb for Lieutenant Governor, Falls Church, 1976-1978. Assistant legal counsel, counsel to compliance review commission, counsel to credentials committee Democratic National Committee, Washington, 1979-1980. Member Virginia Association Student Finance Aid Administrators (Service award 1988-1989), National Council Higher Education Loan Programs (chairman lender relations 1983-1984, secretary 1984-1985), Beta Gamma Sigma.