Graduate, Huntington College, 1977. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1979.
Executive director, Chief Executive Officer Sandusky Valley Center, Tiffin, Ohio. President, Chief Executive Officer Helen H. Stevens Community Mental Health Center, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1988—1990. Director risk management services Henry S. Lehr Inc., Bethlehem, 1990—1995.
Deputy secretary for mental health and substance abuse services Department Public Welfare, State of Pennsylvania, 1995—2001. Administrator Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration United States Department Health & Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, 2001—2006.
Member of Rotary International.
Married Candace Curie.