Bachelor, Valdosta State University, 1991.
Editor-in-chief, The Press Advantage, Adel, Georgia, 1991-1992; lifestyles reporter, The Valdosta Daily Times, 1992-1995; lifestyles editor, Thomasville (Georgia) Times-Enterprise, since 1995.
Public relations coordinator Valdosta Junior Women's Club, 1992-1995. Public relations representative Valdosta Civic Round Table, 1992-1995. Volunteer American Red Cross, 1992-1995, March of Dimes, 1993-1995, American Cancer Society, 1994-1995.
Board directors parish council St. John's Church, Valdosta, 1994-1995. Member Women's Forum of Thomasville (mentor upward bound program Thomas College since 1996).