Bachelor of Science with honors, Armstrong Atlantic State University, 1992. Master of Science, University Mobile, 1996.
Charge nurse, Bulloch Memorial Hospital, Statesboro, Georgia, 1992-1994; critical care clinical specialist, Springhill Memorial Hospital, Mobile, Alabama, 1994-1998; nurse manager, Thomas Hospital, Fairhope, Alabama, 1998-1999; director, Thomas Hospital, Fairhope, since 1999. Adjunct faculty U. Mobile, Alabama, 1995-1996. Consultant in field.
Big Sister Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Savannah, 1989-1991. Medical missionary, Nicaragua, 1995. Team captain American Cancer Society, Mobile, 1997, Healthcare Olympics, Mobile, 1997.
Board directors Alabama Southern Community College Nursing Board, Monroeville, 1996-1997. Member American Association Critical Care Nurses (secretary Mobile Bay Area chapter since 1993, Circle of Excellence award 1997), American Nurses Association, Emergency Nurses Association, Mensa, Sigma Theta Tau (Virginia Henderson fellow 1997).
Married Joseph Cleveland Bennett, Junior, December 18, 1992.