Student, Georgetown School Foreign Svc., Washington, 1984-1986; Bachelor, University of Virginia, 1988; Juris Doctor, University of Virginia, 1992.
Associate Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, New York City, 1992-1997, 2003—2007. Assistant to President, staff secretary The White House, Washington, 1997—2000. Vice president, general counsel Kiodex, Incorporated, New York York City, 2000, chief operating officer, 2000—2003.
1st deputy secretary to Governor State of New York, Albany, since 2007.
Life partner Randy Florke. 3 adopted children.