Party affiliation: Republican
Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, Towson, 1979. Master of Arts, Adelphi University, 1981. Certified in exercise physiology, Adelphi University, 1981.
Certified in mental health, Shepard-Pratt School Mental Health Studies, 1979. Certified physical fitness specialist, Young Men’s Christian Association, 1980.
Exercise physiologist Creedmore Psychiatric Center, Queens Village, New York, 1981. Trainer Sports Training Institute, New York City, 1982. Exercise physiologist New York Nephrology, 1982-1983.
Supervisor Printing House Fitness Center, 1983. Fitness director Fitness Center-St. Bartholomew's Community Club, 1984-1985. Director wellness programs State of Missouri, Jefferson City, 1985-1989, Miami Heart Institute, Miami Beach, Florida, 1989-1991.
Staff editor health fitness Recommendations Public Company, 1991-1992. Director Center for Health and Fitness Children's Hospital and Center for Reconstructive Surgery, Baltimore, since 1992. Executive director Governor's Council on Physical Fitness, Jefferson City, 1985-1989.
Co-chairman Show-Me State Games, Columbia, Missouri, 1985.