1 child, Cody Ryan; stepchildren: Alyssa, Courtney. Degree in fashion merchandising Patricia Stevens School, Wichita, Kansas, 1973.Asst. manager J. M. McDonald Company, Concordia, Kansas and Holdredge, Nebraska, 1979-1981. Store manager Salking & Linoff Incorporated., Concordia and Sioux City, Iowa, 1982-1983.
Account executive Sentry Station KSEZ, Sioux City, 1983-1984;sales manager Station KGLI, Cardinal Communications, Sioux City, 1984-1985, general sales manager Stations KGLI/KWSL, 1985-1988.
General manager Radio Stations KKRC/KKFN-Vaughn Broadcasting, Sioux Falls, South Dakot, 1988.
Assistant manager J. M. McDonald Company, Concordia, Kansas, Holdredge, Nebraska, 1979—1981. Store manager Salking & Linoff Inc., Concordia, Sioux City, Iowa, 1982—1983. Account executive Sentry Station KSEZ, 1983—1984.
Sales manager Station KGLI, Cardinal Communications, 1984—1985. General sales manager Stations KGLI, KWSL, 1985—1988. General manager Radio Stations KKRC, KKFN-Vaughn Broadcasting, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, since 1988.
Member of National Association of Female Executives, Sales and Marketing International, Ad Club Sioux City.
Married Richard Lynn Johnson, August 5, 1973 (divorced July 1980). 1 child Cody Ryan; Married Michael J. Downing, July 10, 1987. Stepchildren: Alyssa, Courtney.