Bachelor of Science with honors, University Florida, 1985. Master of Fine Arts with honors, Florida State University, 1991.
Assistant director marketing and media department, Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, Florida, 1985-1986; casting director, Casting Dirs., Inc., North Miami, Florida, 1986-1988; copywriter, West & Company Advertising, Jacksonville and Tampa, Florida, 1988-1989. Acting instructor local colleges, 1987. Board directors Cinewomen.
Member Florida Motion Picture and television Association, International Thespian Society, Women of Motion Picture Industry, Indiana Feature Project-West, Kappa Tau Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi.