Student, University of Michigan, 1954-1956; Student, Roosevelt U., 1956-1957; Associate of Arts summa cum laude, Oakton Community College, 1979.
President Excel Transportation Service Company, Elk Grove, Illinois, 1958-1978. Tax manager CTB, Ltd., Certified Public Accountants, Northbrook, 1981-1983. Tax partner Chunowitz, Teitelbaum & Mandel, Certified Public Accountants, Riverwoods, since 1983.
Sec-treasurer Lednam, Inc., Coffee Break, Inc. Member accounting curriculum advisory board Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, Illinois, since 1987. President Lednam Enterprises, LLC, since 2001, member bd.Zarem-Golde Art Institute.
Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Society Women Certified Public Accountant, Women's American Organization for Rehabilitation through Training (president Chicago region 1972-1974, vice president midwest district 1975-1976, national endowment committee, national investment advisory committee), 2AREM-GOLDE Organization for Rehabilitation through Training College (board directors since 2010), Illinois Certified Public Accountant Society (chairman estate and gift tax committee 1987-1989, legislation contact committee 1981-1982, president North Shore chapter, board directors 1989-1991, award for Excellence in Accounting Education), Chicago Society Women Certified Public Accountant, Chicago Estate Planning Council, National Association Women Business Owners, Lake County Estate Planning Council, Greater North Shore Estate Planning Council.
Married Fredric H. Mandel, September 29, 1956. Children: David Scott, Douglas Jay, Jennifer Annual.