Bachelor in History, College of Charleston, 1987; postgraduate, New York University, 1993.
Sales and marketing associate, Prudential Securities, Inc., New York City, 1987-1989; media relations assistant, Kidder, Peabody & Company. New York City, 1989-1990; vice president, D.F. King & Company, Inc., New York City, since 1990.
Volunteer Children's Aid Society, New York City, 1988-1990, United Methodist Church-Homeless Feeding Program, New York City, 1992, God's Love We Deliver, 1994. Member National Investor Relations Institute, Public Relations Society of America.