Bachelor in Public Administration, St. Cloud (Minnesota) State University, 1976; Master of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1978.
Field associate, Brookings Institute, Washington, 1977-1978; aid to mayor, City of St. Paul, 1977-1978; instructor, St. Thomas College, St. Paul, 1978-1979; assistant city manager, City of Golden Valley, Minnesota, 1978-1979; director development resources, State of Minnesota, St. Paul, 1980-1982; director business development, State of Minnesota, St. Paul, 1982-1984; director economics development, City of Oxnard, California, 1984-1985; vice president, regional manager, Allison-Williams Company, Oxnard, 1985-1987; partner, managing director, Talley, McNeil and Tormey, Inc., Oxnard, 1987-1988; chief Executive officer, D.W. Young and Associations, Oxnard, since 1988.
Area director United Way of Ventura Couty, since 1984. Fund raising committee member Santa Clara Parrish, Oxnard. Member Community Redevelopment Association, since 1986, Industrial Development Research Council, since 1987, Transportation and Economic Development Committee of Ventura County Economic Development Organization, since 1986.
Board directors Boys and Girls Clubs, since 1986, California Association for Local Economic Development, since 1987, Ventura County Economic Development Organization, since 1987. Founder Channel Islands Venture Association, Ventura County, 1986. Member American Management Association, California Society Finance Officers, Oxnard Chamber of Commerce (president since 1987, vice president business development 1986-1988, board directors since 1986).
Clubs: Oxnard Beautiful. Lodges: Optimists.
1 child, Brie.