Bachelor, University Kentucky, Lexington, 1986. Master of Arts, University Kentucky, Lexington, 1988.
Account executive Hill & Knowlton, Inc., Louisville, 1989—1995. Press secretary to Senator Mitch McConnell United States Senate, Washington, 1995, campaign manager to Senator Mitch McConnell, 1995—1996, chief of staff to Senator Mitch McConnell, 1996—2000, 2002—2010. Campaign staff member Bush-Cheney Presidential Campaign, 2001.
Lobbyist Quinn Gillespie Public Affairs, Washington, 2002—2003. Founding member The First Group, since 2010.