Attended, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, 1973—1975. Bachelor in Economics, Hampton University, Virginia, 1978. Master of Business Administration, Northwestern University, Illinois, 1981.
With Kraft Foods, Chicago. Assistant economic development director Chesapeake, Virginia. Economic development director Portsmouth.
President, Chief Executive Officer Peninsula Council Workforce Development, Newport News. House delegate District 80 Virginia House of Delegates, Richmond, since 2010. Peninsula region advisory board member BlackBerry&T.
Member Main St. Baptist Church. Board member Mary Immaculate Hospital. Member of Virginia Economic Developers Association (former president, vice president, treasurer, secretary), Civic Leadership Institute, Eureka Club, Inc., Sigma Pi Phi.
Married Karen Scott; children: Lauren, Kelly.