Elementary teacher Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, 1974-1981. Clinical dietitian St. Joseph's Hospital, Asheville, North Carolina, 1985-1987. Nutritionist Henderson County Health Department, Hendersonville, 1987-1988, director Special Supplement Food Program Women, Infants & Children, 1988-1992.
Instructor Asheville-Buncombe Technology Community College, 1992. Health promotion nutritionist Pee Dee District, Florence, South Carolina, 1992-1994, health promotion program manager, 1994-1999. Director development The Byrnes Schools, 1999—2002, Boys and Girls Clubs of Pee Dee Area, since 2002.