Student, Malone College, 1973. Bachelor magna cum laude, University Akron, 1976. Postgraduate, University Akron, 1976.
Postgraduate, Kent State University, 1977. Master of Arts in International Transactions, George Mason University, 1995.
Legal secretary, Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty, Canton, 1969; legal secretary, Amerman, Burt & Jones, Canton, 1970-1977; legal secretary, paralegal, Black, McCuskey, Souers & Arbaugh, Canton, Ohio., 1977-1981; administrative staff member commission on judiciary, United States Senate, Washington, 1981-1986; administrative assistant to counsel to President,, The White House, Washington, 1986-1989; administrative assistant to former counsel to president, O'Melveny & Myers, Washington, 1989; assistant director congressional relations, Office Legislation Affairs unites states department Justice, Washington, 1989-1991; special assistant to assistant attorney general, unites states department of Justice, Washington, since 1991. Substitute teacher North Canton City School System, 1979-1980. Residential tutor Canton City School System, 1980-1981, Fairfax (Virginia) County School System, 1983;instructor dance and exercise Siffrin Home for Developmentally Disabled, Canton, 1980.
East coast regional vice president for special projects Childhelp United States of America, Washington, 1988-1990. Member Republican Women of Capitol Hill, Washington, 1984-1995. Board member Have a Heart Homes for Abused Children, Washington, 1990-1991.
Member American Association of University Women, Women of Washington, Corcoran Gallery Art, National Museum Women Arts., WOMEN.
Married Robert James Finan II, August 23, 1986.