Bachelor of Music, Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, 1990. Master of Music, University Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1991.
Associate professor music Walters State Community College, Morristown, Tennessee, since 1994. Director music Buffalo Trail Baptist Church, 1996—1999.
Member of Philanthropic and Educational Organization (president 1997—2006), American Choral Directors Association (repertoire and standards chairman 2001-2004), General Federated Women's Club (treasurer 1995—2006).
Married Greg Edward Ritter, January 8, 1994. 1 child Cameron Kenley.