Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Brenau College, 1983; graduate planning and design, The Art Institute of Chicago of Atlanta, 1989.
Patrol officer, Cobb County Department Public Safety, Marietta, 1976-1980; state trooper, Georgia Department Public Safety, 1980-1984; coordinator security, Lockheed-Georgia, Marietta, 1984-1986; engineering property analyst, Lockheed-Georgia, Marietta, 1986-1988; manager, interior designer, Rigo's, Marietta, since 1987; president, European Classic & Antique Furniture, Inc., since 1987.
Association advisor Police Explorers division Boy Scouts American, 1990-1994. Member Marietta City Council, 1990-1994, mayor pro tem, 1993-1994. Board directors PowerBd. and North Control Georgia Law Enforcement Academy, 1990-1994.
Director community affairs Kids First Prodns., Inc. Board of trustees Cobb Marietta Museum. Commissioner Cobb County communications of Children and Youth.
Member NAFE, American Business Women's Association (president Cobb Neighbor Charter chapter 1987, Woman of Year 1992), Cobb County Chamber of C. (Leadership Cobb program 1991-1992, honorary commanders program since 1991, Cobb executive women program), Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Marietta Kiwanis. F C.
Married Michael Maurice Rigo (divorced). Children: Clifford Craig Smith, Donald Lee Smith, Amy Michelle Rigo.