Bachelor of Arts English, Harvard University, 1970.
Founder improvisational group The Proposition, Harvard University. Member 100th-104th Congresses from 6th (now 5th) Iowa District, 1987-1994. Member standards of official conduct committee.
Member ways and means committee. Chief Executive Officer Goodwill Industries International Inc., since 1995.
Married Catherine Mann, 1987. Children: Marya, Charlie, Monica.