Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University North Carolina, 1987. Master of Business Administration, Barry University, 2006.
Tax manager Coopers & Lybrand, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1987-1992. Director finance planning control Liggett Group, Inc., Durham, 1992-1994. Director finance research and analysis New Valley Corporation, Miami, Florida, 1994, vice president, treasurer, Chief Financial Officer, 1998—2006, vice president, Chief Financial Officer, director, CDSI Holdings Inc., 1998.
Vice president Vector Group Ltd., since 2001, Chief Financial Officer, treasurer, 2006. Speaker in field.
Board directors North Carolina State University College Education and Psychology Foundation, Raleigh, 1991—2006, board visitors North Carolina State University, 2002-2006.
Married Susan McKay, January 11, 1992.