2001 J.D., Harvard Law School, cum laude,1976. President, Harvard Legal Aid Bureau B.A., Harvard College, magna cum laude, 1972. Concentration in Government. 3 years of practicing law at the New York Legal Aid Society and Weil, Gotshal & Manges; EXECUTIVE POSITIONS IN NEW YORK CITY GOVERNMENT September 1981 – March 1987; CONGRESSMAN CHARLES E. SCHUMER Chief of Staff August 1990 – December 1992; PODESTA GROUP INC. Principal September 1993 – April 1998; THE LEONARD N. STERN FOUNDATION Executive Director April 1987 – July 1990; LEARNING LEADERS, INC. (formerly the NEW YORK CITY SCHOOL VOLUNTEER PROGRAM) Executive Director April 1998 – October 2002; THE SEPTEMBER 11TH FUND Executive Director & CEO October 2002 – March 2006; CITIZENS BUDGET COMMISSION President Chief Executive of the leading nonprofit nonpartisan organization dedicated to influencing constructive change in the finances and services of New York City and State governments July 2008 -present.