Appointed as the Director of Finance by Mayor James J. Eagan on May 15, 1989.
Other community organizations or boards currently served:
- Florissant Valley Kiwanis Club - Treasurer 1992, 1998-2008, 2012 to present; Past President 1993, 2009-2010.
- Missouri Rural Services Workers Compensation Insurance Trust - Board Member 2004-present.
- Government Finance Officers Association of Missouri, St. Louis Chapter - Past President 1999.
- Government Finance Officers Association of Missouri, State Chapter - Past President 2005.
- McCluer North High School - 1975.
- Bachelor of Science Degree - 1980 Southwest Missouri State University.
- Masters in Business Administration - 1987 Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville.
- Director of Finance, City of Berkeley - 1986-1989.