Age/bio: 40; born in Hackensack, N.J. B.S. in advertising, Syracuse University, 1978.
Career highlights: Account management, N.W. Ayer & Partners, 1978-95. Started as assistant account executive on Nestle; rose to exec VP-senior partner, working on Gillette Right Guard, Marriott and AT&T business. Director of advertising, Starwave Corp., June 1995-January 1996. Current post, January 1996-.