From: Roanoke, Va.
Family: Wife, Carol, is a speech pathologist; son John, 31/2, and daughter Alex, 17 months
Lives in: Tualatin, Ore.
College: University of Oregon, Eugene (journalism)
Resume: Grey Advertising, San Francisco (1980-82); Ketchum Advertising (1982-87); Chiat/Day (1987-89); Cole & Weber, Portland (1989-91).
Free time: Cycling, and he's a "frustrated" drummer
Last movie: "Beauty & the Beast"