Bachelor, University Massachusetts, 1980. Master of Public Administration, Harvard University, 1990.
Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1985-1991, United States Congress from 6th Massachusetts district, 1993-1997. President Thunder Hill Inc., Peabody, Massachusetts, 1997. Commissioner Massachusetts Labor Relations Commission, Boston, 2001.
Chairman Massachusetts Republican Party, 2007—2009. Director Ora, Inc., since 2009.
Chairman Danvers (Massachusetts) Republican Town Committee, 1983-1988. Member Danvers Town Meeting, 1983-1985, Massachusetts Republican State Committee, Boston, 1984-1993. Member American Legislation Exchange Council, Massachusetts Legislator's Association, National Rep.Legislator Association.
Married Gail Bloomgarden, January 1996.