Bachelor of Science in Education, Slippery Rock State University, 1972; Master of Arts in Education, Slippery Rock State University, 1976; Doctor of Philosophy in Organisation Development and Personnel, Kent State University, 1984.
Teacher special education Greenville (Pennsylvania) Schools, 1972-1976. Educational consultant Fulton County Board Education, Wauseon, Ohio, 1978-1985. Principal, assistant supervisor Swanton (Ohio) Board Education, 1985-1987.
Owner, president Oak Wood Associates Ltd., Maumee, Ohio, since 1987. Faculty Walden University, since 2001, Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, since 2001.
Member Deming Users Study Group (mentor 1993-1996).
Married Martin E. Brown, June 5, 1981. Stepchildren: Kevin, Wayne.