B. in electrical engineering, University Florida, Gainesville. Master in electrical engineering, University Central Florida, Orlando.
Satellite communications analyst Hughes Space & Communications, El Segundo, California. With National Aeronautics and Space Administration, since 1987, communications engineer Space Shuttle Engineering Directorate Kennedy Space Center, Florida, 1987, payloads office manager International Space Station (ISS) Program Office, Johnson Space Center Houston. Associate director business management Langley Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hampton, Virginia, 2003—2004, deputy director, 2004—2005, director, since 2005.