Student, Montgomery Junior College, 1966. Student, Colorado State University, 1974. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University Maryland, 1975.
Accountant executive Station WSBT-AM-FM-television, South Bend, Indiana, 1972-1974. Manager advertising and promotion Station WGHP-television, High Point, North Carolina, 1978-1983, American Women in Radio and Television, 1978—1984. Accountant executive Wheat, First Securities, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1983-1985.
Investment broker Legg Mason Wood Walker, 1985-1988. Investment executive Ferris, Baker Watts, Inc., Bethesda, Maryland, 1988-1990. Legal secretary, paralegal complex civil and criminal investigation and defense practice Washington, 1988-1994.
Legal staffer Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Washington. Lecturer in investment field, 1986-2002.
Founder, 1st president, board directors Big Brothers/Big Sisters of High Point, 1981-1985. Founder, secretary-treasurer Furniture City Classic, Inc., High Point, 1981-1988. Founder, board directors Henredon Classic Ladies Professional Golf Association Golf Tourament, High Point, 1981-1988.
Member Leadership High Point, 1987-1989. Challenge: High Point graduate and steering committee member High Point Chamber of Commerce, 1984-1985. Board directors metropolitan board Young Men’s Christian Association of High Point, 1981.
82, Adams Memorial Young Women’s Christian Association, High Point, 1985-1987, Salvation Army Boys Club, 1980-1981, Volumes to Court, Guilford County, 1980-1981. Sunday school teacher Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, High Point, 1980-1987. Executive board member Greater Washington Open Ladies Professional Golf Association Golf Tourament, 1980-1990.
Children: Kara Ann Topper, Scott Patrick Thompson, Ryan Arthur Thompson, Kelly Marie Shifflett.