Bachelor with honors, University Virginia, 1981.
Public affairs assistant American Chiropractic Association, Arlington, Virginia, 1981-1982. Assistant director marketing Maximus, Inc., McLean, 1983-1985. Sales program coordinator TRT Telecommunications Corporation, Washington, 1985-1986.
Manager trade shows and sales promotion Lightnet, Rockville, Maryland, 1986-1989. Executive vice president Kleio Promotions, Arlington, Virginia, since 1989. Member advisory board CompTel Exhibitors, Washington, since 1987.
Member National Association Female Executives, International Exhibitors Association, International Communications Association (member advisory board since 1986), Telecommunications Association (member advisory board 1986-1988).