Planner County of San Diego, San Diego, 1974—1975. Executive director San Diego County Local Agency Formation Commission, 1975—1980. Vice president, planning and government relations A. Cal Rossi Company, San Francisco, 1980—1982.
Owner The McKinley Group (public policy consultant), San Diego, 1983—1985. Principal assistant to mayor for policy and program development City of San Diego, 1985—1986. Vice president Presley Homes of San Diego, 1986—1988.
Owner/senior partner San Diego MNA Consulting-Public Policy and Planning, 1988—2002. Director community development (redevelopment, economic development, and housing) City of Chula Vista, since 2003. Appointed Special Task Force on Fire District Post Proposition Financing State of California, 1979.
Member Mayor's Blue Ribbon Task Force on Park Bonds City of San Diego, 1987. Member local government San Diego Chamber of Commerce. Committee member San Diego Advisory Council.
Member legislation and communications committee San Diego Building Industry Association.