Bachelor of Business Administration, U. Florida, 1979; Master of Science in Accounting, University of Virginia, 1986; Juris Doctor, University of Virginia, 1986.
Presidential correspondence analyst, The White House, Washington, 1981; special assistant, unites states department Labor, Washington, 1981; special assistant, Housing and Urban Development, Washington, 1981-1983; consultant, Housing and Urban Development, Washington, 1983-1985; law clerk, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, 1984; associate, Winston & Strawn, Washington, 1986-1990; counsel to the chairman, Merit Systems Protection Board, 1991-1993; assistant attorney general, State of Virginia, 1994-1995, 97-; assistant dean, George Mason U. School of Law, 1995-1997.
Campaign director Chris Smith for Congress, Trenton, New Jersey 1980. Member Executive Board Albemarle (Virginia) Republican Committee, 1984-1985. Member Arlington (Virginia) CountyRep.
Committee, 1988-1991. Campaign manager Christopher Cox for Congress, Newport Beach, California, 1988, Davis for County Board, 1990, Tennis for Delaware,1990-1991. Member Arlington county Economics Development Commission, 1989-1994.
Legislation aide to Delaware Dillard, Virginia General Assembly, 1991, 94. Board directors Rosslyn Renaissance, 1991-1993, membership chairman 1991, Arlington Community Residences, since 1992, vice chairman 1993-1996, chairman 1996-1997. Co-founder Indiana Women's Forum, since 1992.
Member American Cancer Society (board directors 1994-1995), Virginia Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Federalist Society, Virginia Republican Lawyers Association (vice chairman 1988-1991), City Tavern Club, Bravo] for the Washington Opera (vice chairman, 1989-1990), Decade Society, University of Virginia Club of District of Columbia (board directors 1987-1992).