Party Affiliation: Democrat
Occupation: Has served as mayor since 2005. Previously served as executive director of the Quincy Notre Dame Foundation after being a high school science teacher and coach.
Political Experience: First elected mayor in 2005 and re-elected in 2009. Former member of Quincy Fire and Police Commission, chairman of the Public Works Board and Quincy water commissioner.
Family: Wife, Karen, three grown children, four grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.