Student, University Minnesota, 1992. Bachelor of Science in Applied Design, University Minnesota, Minneapolis.
Assistant professional photographer University Minnesota, 1977, senior public events attendant, 1978. Flight attendant Pan Am, New York City, 1979-1991. With Fairview Southdale Hospital, 1993—1999.
Key accountant manager trauma specialist Smith & Nephews Orthopaedics, 1999—2007, accountant manager trauma specialist, 1999—2007. Trauma sales manager Stryker Orthopaedics, 2007—2009. Swim coach and instructor Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota.
Judge, attendant Special Olympics, Baton Rouge, 1982. Public event relations Pan American New York, 1981-1985.
Board directors Northfield Golf Club, 1999—2001, executive board member, 2004—2006, secretary, treasurer, 2004, vice president., 2005, president, 2006. Board directors Prstate Cancer Charity Foundation. Member Indiana Union Flight Attendants, World Wings International, Northfield Golf Club (board director 1999-1901, secretary treasurer 2004, executive board director 2004-2006, vice president 2005, president 2006), Pi Beta Phi., Stryker Orthopaedics, Prostrate Cancer Charity Foundation (board directors, 2008-2010).