Bachelor of Science, Buffalo State College, 1980. Master in Urban Planning, University Illinois, 1982.
Community development specialist Missouri Cooperative Extension Service, St. Louis, 1982-1985. Planner II Citrus County Government, Lecanto, Florida, 1985-1986, chief comprehensive planning, 1986-1989, planning director, 1989-1990, development services director, 1990-1995. Community development administrator Collier County Government, Naples, Florida, 1995-2000.
Member City of Brentwood (Missouri) Planning and Zoning Commission, 1984-1985.
Member Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Southwest Florida, since 1999. Board directors Pelican Marsh School Advisory Council, Naples, 1998-1900. Member American Planning Association (Award of Excellence Florida chapter 1992, 97), American Institute Certified Planners (Student Project award 1983), International City/County Management Association, Florida Planning and Zoning Association (chapter president 1988-1989), Rotary.
Married Susan Marie, August 8, 1981. Children: Caitlin Shea, Meghan Leigh.