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IP & Green Tech

Speaker Bios

Matthew Dunne

ARPA-E, U.S. Department of Energy

Mr. Dunne has been the Acting Chief Counsel for the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) since February 2010.  Prior to joining ARPA-E, he focused his practice on intellectual property litigation, international trade litigation, and international arbitration.  Mr. Dunne also advised his clients on Federal laws and regulations governing imports, exports, and investments.  Previously, he held clerkships with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (New Orleans, La.), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (Washington, DC), and the World Trade Organization Appellate Body (Geneva, Switzerland).  Mr. Dunne received an MA in History and a BA summa cum laude in History and French from Emory University, and graduated from Georgetown University with a JD and an MS with distinction in International Affairs.


H.E. Elkanah Odembo

Ambassador of the Republic of Kenya to the United States

Ambassador Elkanah Odembo comes to Washington after serving as the Ambassador of the Republic of Kenya to France since January 2009. Prior to representing Kenya abroad, he worked on issues of development and social justice and held senior positions at philanthropic and non-governmental organizations in East Africa for more than two decades. 

The Ambassador was the founding director of Ufadhili Trust, a Nairobi based organization that promotes philanthropy and the use of local resources for social development. Prior to founding Ufadhili, Ambassador Odembo served as a consultant to the Ford Foundation’s Africa Philanthropy Initiative. For 10 years he was East Africa Representative for World Neighbours. Odembo began his development career as Research and Training Officer at the African Medical Research Foundation. He was Chairman of the Kenya Community Development Foundation, lead facilitator for the Kenya Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Consultation Process. From 1994 - 1998, Odembo was the first Substantive Chairman of the Kenya NGO Council.

The Ambassador has served as a distinguished member of the National Advisory Committee for Health Research, the NGO Co-ordination Board of Kenya, and the National Committee for Social Dimensions of Development. He was a founding member of the NGO Coalition for East Africa and has served on the boards of national and international NGOs.

Ambassador Odembo is a Senior Fellow of the Synergos Institute, and a Fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative. In 2010, Ambassador Odembo received the Common Good Award from his alma mater, Bowdoin College, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in biology. He also has a Masters in Public Health from the University of Texas.


Keith Evans


Dr. Evans boasts over 20 years of executive experience in the compound semiconductor industry, spanning the supply chain from substrates to epiwafers to epitaxial equipment.

He joined Kyma in 2005 and has driven its focus from a single product orientation to a strategic portfolio of materials required to support the lighting and power management industries. Kyma is in the process of ramping up production of its aluminum nitride (AIN) templates and additional materials products which will be important over the next several years to support the continuous need to improve lighting and power management efficiency.

With a PhD in Physical Chemistry from Purdue University in the fundamentals of gas-solid interactions, Dr. Evans began his career at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) where he helped establish and grow a leading research group in compound semiconductor materials and devices. He invented and the Air Force patented a real-time crystal growth control technology; Dr. Evans followed his invention to industry when he joined Semiconductor Laser International in 1996. He went on to take lead executive management roles at QED/IQE, Veeco-St. Paul, and Crystal-IS.

Dr. Evans was named by the Triangle Business Leader Magazine as a 2011 Triangle Top 50 Entrepreneur.



Stuart Graham

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Dr. Graham is the Chief Economist at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, where he is on leave from his academic post at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Graham conducts research on the economics of the patent system, intellectual property (IP) transactions, and the relationship of IP to entrepreneurship and the commercialization of new technologies. He received his PhD at the University of California, Berkeley, and holds other advanced degrees in Law (JD), Business (MBA), and Information Systems (MA). An attorney licensed in New York State, he has written on companies’ intellectual property and litigation strategies, patenting by hi-tech startups and entrepreneurs, and comparisons of the U.S. and European patent systems. His recent research has been published in the journal Science, the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, and the journal Management Science, among other venues.


Elias B. Hinckley

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Mr. Hinckley focuses his practice on solving a broad range of clean energy business, tax and policy challenges for clients around the world. He has provided tax and business support to public utility, banking, private equity, real estate, engineering, construction, manufacturing and alternative energy companies, including successfully structuring complex financing solutions, by obtaining and integrating tax incentives, grants, loan guarantees, and regulatory attributes with the traditional financial and energy markets. He has experience representing clients across energy sectors, including solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, biofuels, hydroelectric, batteries, fuel cells, energy efficiency, demand response, transmission natural gas and advanced coal.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hinckley was a partner and leader of the clean energy practice for a large national law firm. He co-developed and chaired the firm’s clean technology and venture business incubator program.

Mr. Hinckley’s prior experience also includes building a national alternative energy tax practice for one of the world’s largest professional services firms. He co-authored that firm’s global climate change strategy, and co-led the sustainability practice.

Mr. Hinckley also acts as a strategic advisor on energy policy and markets, and is an adjunct professor of International Energy Policy at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service.


James Housel

Global Intellectual Property Academy, USPTO

Mr. Housel is Director for the Global Intellectual Property Academy (GIPA) at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), where he is currently leading training efforts for international officials in all areas of intellectual property.  Prior to this position, Mr. Housel served as a Patent Attorney with the USPTO’s Office of Policy and External Affairs (OPEA) as the lead USPTO official for both IP and Public Health, and IP and Climate Change. Mr. Housel joined the USPTO as a patent examiner in the Chemical Engineering group in 1982, where he examined a variety of chemical, mechanical and electrical technologies.  He also managed several different units in biotechnology and nanotechnology.  Moreover, Mr. Housel played leadership roles in developing many biotech examination policies and has been an active lecturer on U.S. patent law and procedure throughout his tenure with the USPTO.  Mr. Housel is active in his community serving as Vice President and a Director on the Board of Fairfax Cable Access Corporation.  In addition, he is Secretary to the Board of the Foundation for the Children of Vietnam, an international children’s charity, where he also served as co-founder and President.  Prior to that service, Mr. Housel was the Director of International Relief for the Latin American Parent’s Association.  Mr. Housel holds a BS degree in Chemical Engineering, an MS in Systems Engineering, a law degree from the George Washington University School of Law, and is licensed to practice in Virginia.


David Kappos

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Mr. Kappos is the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In this role, he advises the President, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Administration on intellectual property matters.

Over a 20-year career in intellectual property, Mr. Kappos has accrued deep knowledge of the intellectual property system and broad respect from professionals across the field. Mr. Kappos directs an office that provides incentives to encourage technological advancement and helps businesses protect their investments, promote their goods and services and safeguard against deception in the marketplace. The Office continues to deal with a patent application backlog of more than 700,000, long waiting periods for patent review, information technology systems that are regarded as outdated and an application process in need of reform.

Before joining the USPTO, Mr. Kappos served as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel for Intellectual Property at IBM. Mr. Kappos managed IBM’s patent and trademark portfolios – protecting and licensing intellectual property worldwide. He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the Intellectual Property Owners Association, and the International Intellectual Property Society. He has held various other leadership positions in intellectual property law associations in Asia and the U.S. and has spoken widely in Asia, Europe and the U.S. on intellectual property topics. Mr. Kappos received his Bachelor of Science degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of California-Davis in 1983, and his law degree from the University of California Berkeley in 1990.


Gregory Kats

Good Energies

Mr. Kats is Venture Partner at Good Energies, a multi billion-dollar global clean energy investor, where he leads investments in energy efficiency and green building, and is President of Capital E, a national clean energy advisory practice. He recently introduced and helped negotiate a $100 million strategic investment by St. Gobain in Sage. He serves on numerous boards and is Sustainability Advisor to CalPERS.

Mr. Kats served for five years as the Director of Financing for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy where he led programs to develop and deploy renewable energy, energy efficiency and advanced building technologies. He was Founding Chair of the International Performance Measurement & Verification Protocol (IPMVP), the technical basis for $10 billion in building upgrades, which has been translated into 10 languages.

Mr. Kats is a founder of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), and the New Resource Bank. He is the Founding Chair of the Energy and Atmosphere Technical Advisory Group for LEED, and of the National Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. He was the Principal Advisor in developing Green Communities, now the national green affordable housing design standard.

Mr. Kats earned an MBA from Stanford University, an MPA from Princeton University (where he studied with Ben Bernanke) and a BA from UNC with highest honors as a Morehead Scholar. Mr. Kats was a principal author of Green Office Buildings: A Practical Guide to Development (ULI, 2005), and authored Greening Our Built World: Costs, Benefits and Strategies (Island Press, 2010).


Dominic Keating

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Mr. Keating is a Patent Attorney in the Office of Policy and External Affairs at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He specializes in patents and green technology, patents and health, biotechnology, genetic resources and traditional knowledge, as well as the Convention on Biological Diversity. Furthermore, he leads a team of attorneys who specialize in intellectual property issues in South Asia. From 2006-2010, he served as the First Secretary for Intellectual Property in the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, where he promoted high standards of intellectual property protection and enforcement, as well as cooperation between the U.S. and South Asian governments on intellectual property matters.

Mr. Keating has served as a Patent Attorney in USPTO’s Office of International Relations (2003-2006), the Intellectual Property Attaché at the United States Mission to the World Trade Organization in Geneva (2001-2003), an Attorney-Advisor in USPTO’s Office of Legislative and International Affairs (2000-2001), a Patent Examiner at the USPTO (1997-2000) and a Trademark Examining Attorney at the USPTO (1996-1997). Mr. Keating has headed numerous U.S. Delegations to the World Trade Organization Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights Council and to meetings of the World Intellectual Property Organization.

He earned his Masters of Science Degree in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University and he has worked as a scientist for American Cyanamid Corporation.


Anthony Lambkin

World Bank

Mr. Lambkin is leading World Bank’s infoDev Climate Technology Program, to establish a network of Climate Innovation Centers in developing countries. He has been involved in designing clean technology innovation and commercialization programs for economic development in both the United States and in Europe. Prior to earning his Master in Business Administration (Hons) majoring in Innovation Management, Mr. Lambkin worked in the automotive industry and won a national award for designing a strategic marketing plan for alternative fuel vehicles for General Motors.


Allison Mages


Ms. Mages is a Senior Counsel for IP Procurement and Policy at General Electric. Currently, her focus areas include strategic IP portfolio development, emerging markets, and healthcare and energy technologies. Prior to her current role, Ms. Mages served as GE’s Director of IP Operations where she developed metrics to monitor the health of IP departments, emphasizing enhancing patent quality while decreasing application pendency. She also led a team to standardize and improve GE’s IP processes varying from patent preparation and enforcement to disclosure and budget management.

In addition, Ms. Mages has extensive expertise in IP analytics, including developing intelligent and automated patent landscaping methodologies. As an inventor, she has been issued patents in diverse areas such as remote monitoring, information management, and surgical navigation.

Ms. Mages earned her Bachelors of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University and is a graduate of the Quinnipiac University School of Law. She is a member of the Connecticut bar and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


Camille H. Mittelholtz

U.S. Department of Transportation

Ms. Mittelholtz is the Deputy Director of the Office of Safety, Energy and Environment, in the Office of Transportation Policy, Office of the Secretary of Transportation, U.S. Department of Transportation. She also leads the Environmental Policies Team, which coordinates, evaluates, and assists in the development of environmental policy recommendations. Ms. Mittelholtz has worked for the Department of Transportation on environmental issues for over 35 years.

Ms. Mittelholtz has a wide range of experience with issues relating to sustainable transportation, climate change, and livable communities, environmental review, air quality, water quality, and ecosystems. She has contributed to development of Administration proposals for surface transportation and aviation legislation as well as implementation of enacted legislation. She has been a member of many work groups and interagency teams addressing national and international issues relating to transportation and the environment. She also worked as a land use and community facilities planner for Fairfax County, Virginia. Ms. Mittelholtz graduated from Vassar College and studied urban affairs at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.


Jessica Morey

Clean Energy Group (CEG)

Ms. Morey, Washington Project Director with CEG, works primarily on the organization’s Climate Technology Innovation Initiative in the U.S. and internationally. This initiative aims to accelerate breakthroughs in clean energy and climate technology costs and performance through improved collaborations and innovation strategies in the U.S. and globally.

She also assists the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), a coalition of state programs working together to support clean energy technologies and markets (managed by CEG), and manages CESA’s State/Federal Marine Energy Technology Advancement Partnership. Additionally, Ms. Morey directs research for the Sustainable Energy Finance Alliance, an international consortium of publicly backed funding agencies dedicated to building sustainable energy markets, convened by the U.N. Environment Programme and managed by CEG, which serves at the Secretariat.

Before joining CEG, Ms. Morey worked as a clean energy analyst in the World Bank’s central energy unit. She has also consulted with the Natural Resources Defense Council on the Carbon Neutral Costa Rica campaign and worked as the International Fellow at the Pew Center for Global Climate Change.  She received her Bachelors in Environmental Engineering from Dartmouth College, a Masters in International Affairs from American University and a Masters in Sustainable Development from the U.N. University for Peace in Costa Rica.


Terry Morgan

Diplomacy Matters Institute

Mr. Morgan has 25 years of executive-level, internationally focused experience in policy, business and operations, most recently focused on technology’s impact on a nation’s security. From 1998 to September 2010, Mr. Morgan played a leadership role at Cisco, most recently as Director, Net-Centric Initiatives, Global Government Solutions Group. From 1995-1998, he was the Business Development and Account Manager, US Navy, NATO and US Forces Europe for 3-Com and US Robotics. From 1970-1994, Mr. Morgan served with distinction in the United States Marine Corps. Key assignments included: Asst. Chief of Staff, Operations, Fleet Marine Forces Europe, London, U.K; Asst. Division Fire Support Coordinator, 1st and 2D Marine Divisions, Commander and Executive Officer, Artillery Battalion, 2D Marine Division; Unarmed, United Nations Military Observer, Lebanon, 1984-85; Instructor, US Army Field Artillery School, Ft Sill Oklahoma.

Mr. Morgan was a founding member of the Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium (NCOIC), an international industry consortium promoting network centric operations (NCO) and interoperability, and also served as its Executive Chairman.

As the founding Chairman of the Board of Diplomacy Matters Institute, Mr. Morgan’s experience and engagements with foreign ministries of defense, governments, and industry provide valuable insight into global security, defense, and technology challenges.


Drew Nelson

U.S. Department of State

Mr. Nelson has worked in the Climate Change office at the U.S. Department of State since 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Nelson worked in EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation. At the State Department, Mr. Nelson has served as the lead negotiator on a wide number of climate change issues including: deploying clean technologies, reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the international aviation and maritime sectors, efforts to reduce sectoral emissions, as well as U.S efforts on sustainable biofuels. Additionally, Mr. Nelson coordinates the bilateral outreach activities of the office helping to plan and launch several Presidential and Secretary of State climate initiatives including the U.S.-Mexico Bilateral Framework on Clean Energy and Climate Change, the U.S.-India Partnership to Accelerate Clean Energy, and the U.S.-Brazil MOU on Climate Change. Mr. Nelson has a joint Masters in Public Policy and Latin American Studies from the University of Texas.


S. Rama Rao

World Intellectual Property Association (WIPO)

Dr. Rao is the Officer-in-Charge of the WIPO Coordination Office in New York.  He has been WIPO’s representative since 1998 at the UN Headquarters in New York.  

Dr. Rao worked with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of India for nearly 25 years and became its Chief Legal Adviser. He was also the Legal Adviser at the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations in New York from 1995-1998.  Earlier, he was a full time professor at the Advanced Legal Studies Department of the University of Madras from 1977 to 1982 and lectured at several universities in USA since the 1990s. He was also a visiting faculty member at the Indian Academy for Diplomacy and International Law, Indian Foreign Service Institute, Executive Member of the Indian Society of International Law, Member of the Editorial Board of Indian Journal of International Law and the Indian Year Book of International Affairs, and an active member of the International Law Association in India Branch. He is enrolled as a member of the bar at the Delhi High Court, and has several publications.

Dr. Rao holds the following degrees: B.SC., LL.B., LL.M. (Andhra University, Waltair); M.Phil, Ph.D. (Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi).


Ravi K. Sawhney

RKS Design

As the founder and CEO of RKS Design, Mr. Sawhney has spent more than thirty years at the forefront of product and technology innovation, and has grown his industrial design consultancy into a global leader in the fields of strategy, innovation and design. While leading RKS, Mr. Sawhney has helped generate more than 150 patents and over 90 design awards on behalf of his diverse list of international clients. Deeply knowledgeable of entrepreneurship and the IP landscape, Mr. Sawhney is also the co-author of Predictable Magic, a columnist on the topic of innovation, and popular lecturer at conventions before business executives and design students.  He was inducted into the academy of fellows by the Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA) in 2009, and holds a Ph.D (Hon.) from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Mr. Sawhney is also founder and initial jury chair of IDSA’s Catalyst Cast Study™ program, imbued with harnessing and showcasing design’s power for positive change. Mr. Sawhney’s design successes are truly inspiring, and due in large part to the philosophy that ultimately it is not how you feel about the product or experience, but rather how they make you feel about yourself.


Pankaj Sharma

Discovery Park, Purdue University

Dr. Sharma holds a Ph.D. in physics and a master’s degree in solid-state physics. He has an MBA from Purdue University and an Advanced Certificate in Applied Computer and Information Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology. Dr. Sharma is Associate Director for Operations and International Affairs at Discovery Park, Purdue's $500 million home to the university's large-scale interdisciplinary research efforts. He is a managing director for Global Sustainability Initiative at Purdue. He also currently holds a courtesy associate professor appointment in Industrial Technology. Recently, Dr. Sharma was selected ‘Fulbright New Century Scholar.’ His focus for Fulbright research has been on studying (1) challenges of innovation capacity in India and (2) university based economic development in Indiana.

He joined Discovery Park in 2002 at its inception. His key responsibilities there include strategic planning, coordination, communication, and integration of synergistic research among the Discovery Park centers. In addition, he promotes scientific, technological, and entrepreneurial culture; develops guidelines, and provides general management. He engages stakeholders in developing strategic plans. He facilitates collaboration among management, engineering, and science researchers/faculty, and entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and other funding agencies. He identifies and cultivates new large-scale interdisciplinary research projects. He has been instrumental in developing strategic international research partnerships in science and technology. 

Before coming to Purdue in 1993, Dr. Sharma was a researcher at the University of South Carolina, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Rochester.


Jacqueline Stone

Green Tech Pilot Program, USPTO

Ms. Stone is a graduate of University of Maryland, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry.  After working in the Meat Science Research Lab at the USDA, she joined the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in 1983 as a patent examiner reviewing patent applications directed to pharmaceutical compositions, and, with the subsequent development of biotechnology, to transgenic animals and gene therapy.  She became a Supervisory Patent Examiner in 1995 where she supervised the examination of applications related to transgenic plants and animals, gene therapy, and antisense technology.  Jacqueline has served on a detail at the Office of the Commissioner for Patents, and previously served for 11 years as Director of Chemical and Materials Engineering.  Her special projects have included leading the Examiner Education Program, serving on labor management partnership and negotiating teams, developing supervisor and examiner performance plans, serving on the Patent Examiner Evaluation Board, and leading the Green Technology and Project Exchange initiatives for patent operations.  Currently, Ms. Stone is TC Director for TC 1600, Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry.


Jill A. Tarzian Sorensen

Bilyan, LLC

Ms. Sorensen is a senior innovation manager with over 25 years of experience in intellectual asset and technology management.  She is the founder of Bilyan, LLC, an intellectual property and business development consultancy. Since establishing Bilyan, Ms. Sorensen has co-founded two health innovation companies, launched an electric vehicle public-private partnership as a division of the International Center for Sustainable Development, co-founded Earth Home International to support off-grid housing for developing communities internationally, facilitated the raise of $5.5 million in capital for technology and economic development, and advised on sustainability strategies for jurisdictions within Maryland, across the U.S. and globally.  Ms. Sorensen also serves on the Board of the Maryland Clean Energy Center, and is the Executive Director of the Baltimore Electric Vehicle Initiative (BEVI).

Prior to Bilyan, Ms. Sorensen served as Executive Director of the Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer office, overseeing a staff of 30, including corporate relations, business development, ventures and licensing professional staff, a portfolio of approximately 1500 active inventions and 2800 issued patents. 

Ms. Sorensen earned her J.D. from DePaul University, her B.A. from Northwestern University, pursued graduate studies in chemistry at the University of Illinois, and was a visiting scholar to the University of Oxford in 2004 and 2007.  She has served on the Board of AUTM, the Association of University Technology Managers, and is a registered patent attorney.


Lynn A. Van Fleit

Diplomacy Matters Institute

Building on over 25 years of experience in the international and diplomatic community, Ms. Van Fleit founded Diplomacy Matters Institute in 2010 and serves as the Executive Director. The non-profit organization is dedicated to generating new platforms for meaningful dialogue, educating foreign diplomats and U.S. stakeholders, empowering SMEs, and increasing economic opportunity. Through the power of person-to-person exchanges and web resources, the institute fosters actionable linkages, improves information sharing, and spurs innovation to address global challenges.

From 2006-2009, Ms. Van Fleit served as Vice President for International Diplomacy with The Catevo Group, an international public relations firm. Prior to this position, in 1993, Ms. Van Fleit originally established The Van Fleit Group, Inc. in Raleigh, North Carolina to serve the marketing and communications needs of state government, businesses and associations involved in technology and international markets. Upon relocating to the nation's capital in 1995, she expanded the firm's focus to encompass diplomatic briefings, trade delegations, and signature programs focusing on defense, ICT and competitive business trends.

Ms. Van Fleit also served as deputy press secretary and congressional staff member for several members of Congress (including Charlie Wilson of Texas). She worked with the White House press office on Presidential charters and conducted advance work on behalf of the Office of Vice President George Bush. Ms. Van Fleit is a member of the National Defense Industry Association, Northern Virginia Technology Association, and a life-time honorary member of the North Carolina Technology Association. She earned her BA in English Literature from Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana.


Mark Webb

Dominion Resources Services, Inc.

Since May 1, 2009, Mr. Webb has been Director of Policy and Business Evaluation – Alternative Energy Solutions.  Alternative Energy Solutions is a newly formed unit at Dominion to identify business opportunities, provide technology research and participate in the development of the nation’s energy policies relating to emerging energy technologies.  This new unit develops strategies and policies for conservation load management technologies such as smart grid, distributed generation, electric vehicles and electric storage and renewable power generation technologies such as solar, wind, tidal, biomass and geothermal.

Prior to May 1, Mr. Webb served as Dominion’s Deputy General Counsel, Corporate Securities, Finance & M&A. His group provided legal support for Dominion’s capital markets transactions, SEC reporting and compliance obligations and for various corporate mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Mr. Webb joined Dominion in 1997 as an assistant general counsel, initially working with Dominion’s unregulated operations at Dominion Energy, Dominion Capital and Dominion Lands. 

Mr. Webb graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1993 and received his undergraduate degree (magna cum laude) from Texas Christian University in 1990.  He attended TCU while serving in the U.S. Air Force (public affairs), stationed at Carswell AFB. Following law school, he was an associate at Andrews & Kurth in Houston from 1993-1995 and at Hunton & Williams in Richmond from 1995-1997. He currently serves on the boards of the Historic Richmond Foundation and Preservation Virginia.