Bachelor, Smith College, 1978. Master of Business Administration in Management, Yale University, 1986.
County coordinator, Bill Bradley for United States Senate, New Jersey, 1978; legislation assistant, United States Senator John Durkin, Washington, 1979; policy analyst, N.E.-Midwest Institute, Washington, 1979-1981; executive director, N.E.-Midwest Senate Coalition, Washington, 1981-1984; associate, Salomon Brothers, New York City, 1986-1989; vice president, Nomura Securities, New York City, 1989-1990; senior vice president, Irwin Union Securities, Columbus, Indiana, 1991-1997; director public finance, State of Indiana, Indianapolis, since 1997. Chairman Transportation Finance Authority, State of Indiana, since 1997. Board directors Enterprise Development Fund State of Indiana.
Vice chair Indianapolis Public Schools Education Foundation, since 1992. Board of directors Yale School of Management Alumni Association (secretary since 1996).
Married John Raymond Hammond III, December 8, 1990. Children: Jackson Wardley, Andrew Critchfield.