Bachelor in History, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Court, 1966; Juris Doctor, University of Pennsylvania, 1974.
Attorney Legal Aid Society, Hartford, Connecticut, 1974-1976. Director, counsel Connecticut Election Commission, 1976-1977. Partner Cloud & Ibarguen, 1977-1978.
Attorney Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, 1978-1979. Deputy general council, vice president public affairs, vice president pvt banking Connecticut National Bank, 1979-1984. Senior vice president Hartford Courant, 1984-1986.
Executive vice president operations Newsday/New York Newsday, New York City, 1986-1995. Public El Nuevo Herald, Miami, Florida, 1995-1998. Vice president The Miami Herald, 1995-1998, public, 1998—2004.
Chairman Miami Publishing Company, 1998—2005. President, Chief Executive Officer John S. & James L. Knight Foundation, Miami, since 2005. Board directors The Automated Meter Reading Corporation, since 2008.
Board directors Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, New York City, 1990-1996, Dade County Foundation, Committee to Protect Journalists, Florida Philharmonic, Public Broadcasting Systems, since 1997. Trustee Wesleyan University, 1992-1995, Smith College, 1995-1997. Member business commission Metropolitan Museum Art, 1990-1995.
Member New York Athletic Club.
Married Susana E. Lopez, January 8, 1969. 1 child, Diego.