Bachelor of Science Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 1967.
Commercial lending officer trainee, The Chase Manhattan Bank, New York City, 1968-1969; independent insurance broker, Foa and Son Corporation, New York City and Boston, 1969-1976; independent insurance broker, Capitol Risk Concepts Ltd., White Plains, New York, 1976-1982; independent insurance broker, McIntyre, Fay and Thayer Insurance Agency, Inc., Newton, Massachusetts, 1982-1988; president, Mahoney and Wright Special Risks Insurance Agency, Inc., Newton, since 1988.
Married L. Terry Cauthorn (divorced 1980). 1 child, Adam Palmer. Married Mary Ann Grew, January 30, 1982.