Born in Baltimore, Maryland, February 16, 1958. Towson State University, B.S. (history), magna cum laude, 1980; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1983. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1983. Law clerk to Judge David Ross, Baltimore City Circuit Court, 1983-84. Development and communications professional. Attorney. Member, Republican State Central Committee, 1978-81, 1986-90, 1994-97. Maryland Executive Director, Senator Robert Dole for President, 1987-88. Executive Director, Maryland Republican Party, 1988-89 (legal counsel, 1987-88). Delegate, Republican Party National Convention, 1988, 1996. Board of Directors, Chesapeake Center for the Creative Arts. Board of Directors, Maryland Underage Drinking Prevention Coalition (MUDPC). Member, Maryland Coalition Against Crime (MCAC). Member, Advisory Board, Salvation Army of Glen Burnie; Knights of Columbus Council 7025; Linthicum-Shipley Improvement Association; Citizens Advisory Committee, Overlook Elementary School. Outstanding Young Men in America, Jaycees, 1984, 1996. Participant, Program for Emerging Political Leaders, Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Virginia, 1997. Selected to represent United States on American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) delegation to Germany and Romania, 1998.
July 18, 2000
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