Party affiliation: Republican
Counselor, case manager Advocate Program, Miami, Florida, 1981. Substitute teacher Epiphany School, 1982-1984. Pediatric social worker Miami (Florida) Children's Hospital, 1984, psychosocial faculty coordinator, since 1985.
Private practice Psychological and Educational Center for Children and Adolescents, since 1988.
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Board directors Parent Resource Center, Miami, 1981-1984. Family ministry coordinator Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Miami, 1984-1985. Member American Association Counseling and Development, American Mental Health Counselors Association, Florida Society Oncology Social Workers, Association Pediatric Oncology Social Workers, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Phi Theta Kappa.