President, Eastern District North Carolina High School Student Government
and graduate of Greenville High School, Greenville, N.C.
Morehead-Cain Scholar, U.N.C., Chapel Hill.
J.D. Degree, University of Chicago.
Law Clerk, Justice William H. Bobbitt, N.C. Supreme Court.
Staff, Governor Terry Sanford, Office of Race Relations.
Administrator, N.C. Mayors’ Cooperating Committee.
Staff Attorney, North Carolina Fund [Statewide anti-poverty program.]
Chief of Staff, Maryland Constitutional Convention.
First Administrative Officer of N.C. General Assembly.
Executive Assistant to the President, Sixth Illinois Constitutional Convention.
Served 16 years as N.C. elected Commissioner of Labor.
Staff Attorney, Industrial Commission, N.C. Department of Commerce.