Bachelor, Wittenberg University, 1965. Master of Arts, Ohio State University, 1968.
Economic analyst Federal Reserve Bank, Cleveland, 1967-1976. Regional campaign director United Way National Capital Area, Washington, 1976-1979. Executive director United Way Adams County, Quincy, Illinois, 1979-1983.
Executive vice president United Way Long Island, Melville, New York, 1983—1990. President United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, since 1990.
Board directors, Health New London, South Eastern Connecticut Enterprize Region. Member of New London Rotary Club (board directors).
Married James Erwin Pearce, March 15, 1986.