Bachelor of Liberal Studies, Barry University, Miami, Florida, 1991. Master of Public Administration, Florida International University, 1999.
Mayoral aide City of Miami, 1983-1985. Community improvement assistant City of Miami Department Community Development, 1985-1987. Principal planner Miami-Dade County Office Community Development, 1987-1994.
Regional coordinator Miami-Dade County Team Metro, Miami, since 1994.