Bachelor in Political Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1976. Postgraduate, American University, 1980.
Information specialist Federal Election Commission, Washington, 1976-1978, chief of public records, 1978-1981. Director legislation and political issues United States Chamber of Commerce, 1981-1983. Manager political affairs and state relations S&A Restaurant Corporation, Dallas, 1983-1986.
Political affairs manager Southwestern Region, United States Chamber of Commerce, 1986-1987. Director congressional relations Federal Trade Commission, Washington, 1987-1990. Associate executive director government relations National Roofing Contractors Association, 1990—2001, vice president government relations, 2001—2009.
Chief executive officer Brightup Group LLC, since 2009. Treasurer National Roofing Contractors Association Political Action Committee, since 1990. Member Labor Relations Committee United States Chamber of Commerce, since 1991, chairman labor relations committee Occpl.
Safety and Health Administration subcommittee United States Chamber of Commerce, 2000-2006, member regulatory affairs committee, United States Chamber of Commerce, since 1994. Co-chair Essential Worker Immigration Coalition, 2008-2010.
Deputy voter registrar Dallas County, 1984. Participant Grand Old Party Convention, Dallas, 1984, New Orleans, 1988, Houston, 1992, San Diego, 1996, Philadelphia, 2000, New York, 2004, Minneapolis-St. Paul, 2008. Delegate Virginia State Grand Old Party Convention, 1993.
Limited partner Public Opinion Strategies Polling Firm, 1991-1997.