Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance, St. John's University, 1975. Master of Science in Taxation, Seton Hall University, 1989.
Assistant vice president, European American Bank, New York City, 1975-1978; vice president, Wells Fargo Bank, New York City, 1978-1980; director corporation finance, Warner Communications Inc., New York City, 1980-1984; vice president, treasurer, SmithKline Beecham Beecham Corporation, Philadelphia, 1984-1993; vice president, Chief Financial Officer, Neurocrine Bioscis., Inc., San Diego, California, since 1993.
Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Finance Executive Institute.
Married Norma Margret Martinez, June 21, 1981. Children: Kristine, Michael.