Bachelor, University of California, San Diego, 1978; Master of Arts, George Washington University, 1980; Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1987.
Office public liaison, The White House, Washington, 1982; director, United Jewish Appeal, Washington, 1982-1988; attorney, Melrod, Redman & Gartlan, Washington, 1987-1988; deputy director development, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, 1988-1993; director external affairs, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, since 1993.
Young leadership cabinet, United Jewish Appeal, 1990-1994.
Married Marilyn Prooth, June 30, 1985. Children: Emily, Jonathan.