Raised in Providence, RI
Began entertainment career as a researcher for CBS Sports on "The NFL Today" while studying at NYU
Served as assistant to the producer of the Actors Studio workshop production of "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas"
Served as assistant to directors Tommy Tune and Peter Masterson on the Broadway production of "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas"
Worked for five years as director of motion pictures for TV at CBS
Worked as vice president of feature production at Universal
Served as vice president in charge of motion pictures and TV at Walt Disney
Served as vice president of movies and miniseries for Warner Bros TV
Introduced to Robert De Niro by Martin Scorsese
Co-founded TriBeCa Films with Robert De Niro as part of his Tribeca Film Center
Feature producing debut, Michael Apted's "Thunderheart"
TV debut as executive producer, "Tribeca", a Fox-TV drama anthology
Served as producer on De Niro's directorial debut, "A Bronx Tale"
With De Niro, co-produced the political satire "Wag the Dog", starring De Niro and Dustin Hofmann
Shared executive producer duties with De Niro and Brad Epstein on NBC miniseries "Witness to the Mob", the Sammy Gravano story, starring Nicholas Turturro in lead role