Bachelor of Science in Political Science, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas, 1978.
Various positions including district manager marketing Southwestern Bell Telephone Сompany, Dallas, 1978—1994. Vice president public policy National Center Policy Analysis, 1994—1995. Member United States Congress from 5th Texas district, 1997—2003, United States Congress from 32nd Texas district, since 2003, chairman National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), since 2009.
Member national committee National Eagle Scout Association. Team leader Adopt–A–Shoreline, White Rock Lake, Dallas, since 1996. Board trustees Southwestern University, since 2007.
Member executive board Circuit Ten Council Boy Scouts of America. Advisory to president Special Olympics Texas. Member advisory board HomeAid Dallas.
Active United Methodist Church. Member of Rotary Club.
Married Juanita Diaz, 1984. Children: Bill, Alex.