Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, University Arkansas, Fayetteville, 2001. Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, 2003.
Engineering intern J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc., Lowell, Arkansas, 1999—2000. Consultant Tyson Foods, Springdale, 2000—2001. Research assistant United States Postal Service, Brentwood, Maryland, 2001—2001, United States Army Research Laboratory, Fort Hood, Texas, 2002—2003.
Industrial engineer Department of the Navy, Norfolk, Virginia, since 2003.
Childcare volunteer Missouri Department of Human Services, Kansas City, 1998—2000. Member of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (associate).