Bachelor, Georgetown University, 1981. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1991.
Consultant Grunwald, Eskew and Donilon, 1993—2000. Principal Shrum, Devine & Donilon, 2000—2006. Traveling advisor to vice presidential candidate Joe Biden Obama for America, 2008.
Counselor to Vice President Joe Biden The White House, Washington, since 2009. Strategist Douglas Wilder's Gubernatorial Campaign, 1989, Harris Wofford's Senatorial Campaign, 1991, Bill Clinton's Presidential Campaign, 1992. Advertising creator Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC), 2006, 08.