Bachelor, Gettysburg College, Pennsylvania, 1973. Master of Arts, Lehigh University, 1976.
Project consultant Direction Associates, Inc., Springhouse, Pennsylvania, 1977-1983. Deputy director Montgomery County Industrial Development Corporation, Blue Bell, 1983-1986. Consultant Urban Research and Development Corporation, Bethlehem, since 1987.
President Roboda Community Association, Royersford, Pennsylvania, 1979-1985. Active Republican Presidential Task Force, Republican National Committee, Republican Senatorial Committee, Washington, 1980. Member American Institute Certified Planners, American Economic Development Council, Pennsylvania Planning Association (board directors 1985-1987), National Trust History Preservation, Northeast Industrial Developers Association, Sigma Nu.
Son of Joseph Franklin and Dolores Marie (Price) D. M. Rebecca Susan Colocousis, August 21, 1976. 1 child, Jennifer Elisabeth.