Bachelor in Psychological and Political Science, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1977.
Legislation analyst, New York State Assembly, Albany, 1978-1981; assistant vice president government relations, Marine Midlane Bank, New York City, 1981-1983; vice president government relations, Prudential Insurance, Newark, since 1983.
Member Finance Women's Association, Leadership America.
Married Jay Adolf; 1 child, Kate. Stepchildren: Peter, James.