1949 – Born on the 7th of April in Monongahela, Pennsylvania.
1971 – Earned a bachelor’s degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.
1979 – Graduated Juris Doctor degree in Georgetown University Law Center.
1982 – Became a Senior Advisor on President Ronald Reagan (40th President of the United States).
1984 – Served as a member of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.
– He served as a Director of Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).
1987 – Returned to Indiana and became Chief Executive of the Hudson Institute.
1993 – Worked as a Senior Vice-President for a pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and Company.
2001 – Appointed by President George W. Bush (43rd President of the United States) as a director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
2004 – On the 2nd of November, he was elected as a Governor of Indiana.