Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1985. Master of Business Administration, University Kansas, 1996.
Regional and government reporter Kansas City (Missouri) Star, 1985-1993, urban and metropolitan affairs reporter, 1993-1999, civic affairs reporter, since 1999. Panelist public affairs show Station KCPT-television, Kansas City, Missouri, 1996-1998. Lecturer journalism Shawnee Mission (Kansas) Northwest High School, 1995-1998.
Lecturer in field.
Board member Lewood Country Club.
Married Elizabeth Ann Spivak, November 3, 1990. Children: Meghan, David, Michael.