Bachelor of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1982. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Catholic University of America.
Project engineer David Taylor Research Center United States Navy, Annapolis, Maryland, 1978. Manager Intelligence Research and Development Programs Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI), Washington, 1988, director requirements, plans, policy and programs, director resource management, 1994, deputy director naval intelligence, 2000—2003. Deputy director information system and services Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), 1996, chief information officer, deputy under secretary defense for policy, requirements and resources, 2004—2006, deputy director, 2006—2010.
Associate executive director intelligence community affairs Director Central Intelligence (DCI), Langley, Virginia, 1997, executive director intelligence community affairs, 1998—2000. Director National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency United States Department Defense, Bethesda, Maryland, since 2010.
Married John Skibinski. 3 children.