Bachelor, Gannon University. Master of Business Administration, Gannon University. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Gannon University, 1997.
Chairman board, Chief Executive Officer Everen Securities Inc., Chicago, until 2000. Chairman JB Capitol Management, 2000.
Director People's Energy Corporation, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, Chicago, since 2003, Loyola University Health Systems, Inc, Corporation Inc., Irvine, California, since 2000.