Bachelor of Arts in History, Georgetown University, 1995; Master of Science in Marketing, Johns Hopkins University, 1998.
Managing editor National Press, Washington, 1987-1988. Publications and membership coordinator Amideast, 1988-1991. Director marketing and communications American Council on Education, 1992-1999.
Director communications Boston Society Architects, 1999-2000. Marketing director, member editorial board Architecture Boston magazine, 1999-2000. Director marketing and communications Massachusetts Horticultural Society, Boston, 2000—2001.
Director marketing Forest City Enterprises, Boston, Washington and Baltimore, 2001—2006, St. John Properties, since 2006. Partner O'Farrell & Sattler, Washington, since 1990.
Board directors Coalition of Lifelong Learning Organizations, 1998-1999, Trees for Capitol Hill, Washington, 1993-1998. Volunteer Whitman-Walker Food Bank, Washington, 1994-1997. Active member Church of Epiphany, Washington, 1993-1999.
Member vestry Emmanuel Church, Boston, 2003-2004. Active member Memorial Church, Baltimore, since 2004. Member American Marketing Association (vice president Boston 2000-2001), Urban Land Institute, American Planning Association.
Son of; life partner Cornelius O'Neil O'Farrell, Junior, June 3, 1987.