Bachelor in Government, Cornell University, 1969.
Research and legislation assistant Senator Walter F. Mondale, Washington, 1969—1976. Issues director, speechwriter Mondale Vice Presidential Campaign, 1976. Assistant to vice president, issues devel V.P. Walter F. Mondale, 1977—1980.
Founder, partner, founding principal The Wexler Group, 1981. Executive vice president, principal Powell Tate (division of Weber Shandwick Worldwide), 2000—2007. Board directors Allmerica Finance Corporation, Worcester, Massachusetts.
Trustee, principal Council for Excellence in Government, Washington, since 1994. Trustee Bryce Harlow Foundation, Washington, since 1998.
Member parenting group St. Peter's Church, since 1993. Member Forum on Religion and Diplomacy, Mortar Board, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Larry T. Suiters, August 2, 1987. 1 child, Michael Leighton Suiters.