Student, Palm Beach Community College, 1973—1975.
Owner, manager The Lettuce Patch Restaurant, 1975-1981. Real estate broker, president Foley-Smith & Associates, Inc., 1975-1994. Commissioner City of Lake Worth, 1977-1979, 1982-1984, vice mayor, 1983—1984.
Member Florida House Representatives from District 85, 1991—1993, Florida State Senate from District 35, 1993—1995, United States Congress from 16th Florida district, 1995—2006. Host, Inside the Mind of Mark Foley WSVU, North Palm Beach, Florida, since 2009.