Bachelor, College William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1979. Master of Science in Systems Management, University Southern California.
Staff director subcommittee technical & tactical intelligence United States House Permanent Select Committee Intelligence. Senior representative to United States European Command & North Atlantic Treaty Organization, then deputy director to director Military Intelligence Staff Defense Intelligence Agency, 1996—2004, executive director intelligence community affairs, 2004—2005. Assistant deputy director for management, Chief Financial Officer National Intelligence Program Office National Intelligence, 2005—2007.
Budget director United States House Permanent Select Committee Intelligence, 2007—2008. Instructor intelligence resource management Intelligence & Security Academy, LLC, 2008—2009. Under secretary for intelligence & analysis United States Department Homeland Security, since 2010.
Service as signals intelligence & electronic warfare officer United States Army, 1979-1988.