Bachelor in Political Science, University Chicago, 1990. Master in Public Policy, University Michigan, 1995. Master of Arts in Education Studies, University Michigan, 1995.
Staff assistant Republican Neal Smith, 1990—1992. Legislation assistant Delaware Henry B. Heller, 1991—1992. Teaching assistant University Michigan, 1993—1994.
Policy analyst Maryland Department Education, 1994—1995. Economist & policy analyst United States Treasury Department, 1995—2005. Member District 14 Maryland House of Delegates, 2003—2011.
Member of Tikvat Isreal Congregation, Wheaton District Advisory Committee, Aspen Hill Civic Association, American Association University Women, Consumer Advisory Board.