Bachelor of Science in English, Frostburg State University, 1986. Master of Arts in Publications Design, University Baltimore, 1992.
Associate editor division manager Watermark Press, Owings Mills, Maryland, 1987-1992. Owner, president Apostrophe Publication, Sykesville, 1993-1996. Technical editor, assistant manager technical documentation department Sylvan Learning Systems, Inc., Baltimore, since 1996.
Member, assistant coordinator Carroll chapter ABATE Maryland, Inc., 1989-1991, coordinator, 1997-1999, director public relations state level, Annapolis, since 1995, assistant coordinator Baltimore chapter, since 1999. Member Society Technology Communications (secretary Baltimore Metro chapter 1998-1999), Frostburg State University Alumni Association (leadership retreat counselor 1990), Harley Owners Group, Motorcycle Riders Foundation.
Married Albert Joseph Hoffman, June 18, 1988 (divorced November 1992).