Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, University Maryland, 1975. Master of Arts, George Washington University, 1978.
Teaching fellow George Washington University, Washington, 1975-1977. Administrative assistant Harris, Kerr, Foster, Irvine, California, 1978-1979. Pension consultant Prudential Insurance Company, Los Angeles, 1979-1985.
Stockbroker, certified finance planner Prudential-Bache Securities, Thousand Oaks, California, since 1985.
Member American Association of University Women, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Phi Kappa Phi.
Children: James Marc Withers, Chris Withers, Laura Lyn Withers.