Party affiliation: Democrat
Assistant director Governor Office Program and Policy Development Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston, 1973-1975. Assistant director policy planning and budget ACTION, Washington, 1977-1979. Executive director Vice President Task Force on Youth Employment White House, 1979-1980.
Executive assistant to undersecretary United States Department Education, 1980-1981. Assistant dean Heller Graduate School Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1981-1983. Deputy commissioner Massachusetts Department Public Welfare, Boston, 1983-1988.
General manager World Trade Center, 1988-1989, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, Boston, 1989-1991. Senior vice president finance and administration Brown University, Providence, 1991-1993. Deputy secretary United States Department Labor, Washington, 1993-1996.
Chief operations officer Partners Health Care, Boston, since 1996.