Age: 55

Residence: Basking Ridge, N.J.

Family: Three children

Education

1982: B.S. in accounting, Seton Hall University

1985: J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

1988: Master of Laws in taxation, New York University School of Law

Experience

1990-2015: Law professor with a specialty in tax law, Seton Hall University School of Law

1995-1999: Associate dean for finance, Seton Hall Law

1999-2015: Dean, Seton Hall Law

2004-2014: Member, New Jersey State Commission of Investigation

2010-14: Chair, New Jersey State Commission of Investigation

2009-11: Head, Seton Hall athletics department

2014-15: Ombudsman, Office

of the Governor

On inheriting a troubled athletics department:

"It's fair to say my predecessor was under the gun. . . . For me, it's a new day and for the folks who are here, any time you go through these transitions, they're difficult."EndText