Student, Clemson University, 1972. Bachelor of Science in Human Resources, Central Wesleyan College, 1989.
Mathematics and science teacher, Our Lady of the Rosary, Greenville, South Carolina., 1973-1978; sales representative, American Home Products Corporation, New York City, 1978-1985; key account manager, Abbott laboratories, Chicago, 1985-1991; director marketing, Quality Assurance laboratories, Greenville, 1991-1992; area sales manager, United Industries Corporation, St. Louis, since 1992.
Board of directors Grocery Manufacturers Republican Association, Greenville, 1984-1989. Board directors Harbour Towne Association, 1978-1983, president 1980). Member Canebrake Homeowners Association (board directors since 1994), Mossland Partnership (board directors since 1990, president 1994), Catalina 22, Fleet # 56 (captain 1980-1990, Boat of Year 1982).
Married Brian Charles McGinnis, September 16, 1972 (divorced January 1991).