Bachelor, LaSalle University, 1981. Master of Arts, Temple University, 1984.
Writer, Over-the-counter Review, Oreland, Pennsylvania, 1984-1987; coordinator, public relations and publications, William Penn Charter School, Philadelphia, 1987-1989; director development research and communications, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1989-1993; principal, consultant, Funding Works, Philadelphia, since 1994. Board member The Poetry Center, Philadelphia, 1992-1994.
Member National Society Fund Raising Executives, Council for the Advancement Secondary Education.
1 child, Josiah Ferris.