Work History: Has worked in retail since 1972, currently the Vice President of Business Development at Carpet One.
Education History: 1973 graduate of Mayo High School.
Community Activities: Current or former member of the following boards: YMCA, Rochester Area Builders, Rochester Downtown Alliance, Rochester Public Utilities, Rochester Amateur Sports Commission, Rochester Airport Commission, Rochester Boys and Girls Club, Rochester Convention and Visitors Bureau, Rochesterfest, Olmsted Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Rochester Downtown Master Planning, and Destination Medical Community..
Government History: Elected to represent the 1st Ward of Rochester in 1999, presently serving as the President of the City Council.
Family: Married, 6 children and 6 grand children.