Bachelor in Economics, University of California at Los Angeles, 1984. Master of Business Administration, Stanford Graduate School Business, 1988.
Analyst David H. Murdock Development Company, Los Angeles, 1984-1986. Senior associate Goldman Sachs & Company, New York City, 1987. Partner McCown De Leeuw & Company, Menlo Park, California, since 1988.
With Vans, Inc. (acquired by VF Corporation), 2004. Vice chairman, president and co-Chief Executive Officer Global Brands Group, 2006—2008. President, Chief Executive Officer and director Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc., since 2009.
Board directors Century Fasteners Inc., Los Angeles, Hawaiian Airlines, Thrifty Foods, Systems Control Inc., Aritzia, Inc., Camelbak Products LLC.
Married Michelle G., October 29, 1988.