Bachelor in Political Science, St. Thomas University, Miami, Florida, 1985. Juris Doctor, Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School Law, 1988.
Attorney Jackson & Sullivan, 1988—1992, Begley, Carlin & Mandio, LLP, Langhorne, Pennsylvania, 1992—1995, since 2007. Special counsel Saul Ewing LLP, Philadelphia, 1995—2004. Member United States Congress from 8th Pennsylvania District, Washington, 2005—2007, since 2011, United States House Financial Services Committee, Washington, since 2011.
Member, chairman Bucks County Board Commissioners, 1995—2005.
Board directors Lower Bucks Hospital, Bristol, Pennsylvania, Bucks County Bar Association Foundation, Lower Bucks Family Young Men’s Christian Association. Member of American Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Bucks County Bar Association, Brehon Law Society, Ancient Order Hibernians, Levittown Bristol Kiwanis, Knights of Columbus.
Married Kathleen Fitzpatrick. 6 children.