Bachelor of Science, Illinois State University, 1979. Master of Arts, Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1983. Technology certified, International Travel Training School, 1986.
Keyboard instructor House of Music, Springfield, Illinois, 1971-1979. Intern Illinois State Psychiatric Institute, Chicago, 1979-1980. Registered music therapist Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, Illinois, 1980-1981.
Private practice Chicago, 1981-1986. With reservations department Hilton Hotel Corporation, Carrollton, Texas, since 1990. With sales and marketing department Zig Ziglar Corporation, Dallas, since 1986.
Professional musician Springfield Symphony, 1973-1975, Decatur (Illinois) Symphony, 1974-1979, Galesburg (Illinois) Symphony, 1978-1979.
Member International Association Music Therapists (editor quarterly newsletter 1984-1986).