Home: East Falls

Family: Wife, Kathy.

Grew up: Northeast Philadelphia.

Diplomas: Father Judge High School; Penn State University; St. Joseph's University, master's in business administration.

Resumé: Rose through the ranks in Philadelphia city government; served as managing director in the Street administration; state secretary of administration during Gov. Rendell's term; executive director of board of directors of City Trusts.

Wakes up: At 4:30 a.m., "My dogs are licking my face."

Obsession: A very orderly, organized garage.   EndText