AS in Business, Bishop State Junior College, Mobile, Alabama, 1983. Bachelor of Science in Business, University Mobile, 1986. Master of Arts in Teaching, Spring Hill College, 1994.
Accounting/engineering support staff United States Army Corps Engineers, Mobile, 1979—1987. Parts clerk Mobile County Public Schools, 1988—1990, fuel specialist, 1990—1994, certified elementary teacher, 1994—1998. Owner, managing founder Believe Enterprises, LLC, since 2001.