Attended, London Sch.Econs., 1984. Bachelor cum laude, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1985. Juris Doctor cum laude, American University, 1989.
Associate Wildman, Harrold, Allen and Dixon, Chicago, 1989. Attorney Law Firm of Franks, Gerkin & McKenna, since 1993. Member District 63 Illinois House of Representatives, Illinois, since 1999.
Board directors The Bricton Group, Northbrook, Illinois, Al Gelato Ice Cream, Franklin Park, Illinois.
Vol., Chicago Multiple Sclerosis Association, 1989. Member American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Chicago Council Foreign Relations, Brazilian American Cultural Committee.