Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1977.
Talent coordinator, Los Angeles, 1979-1985; promotions coordinator, Salem, Oregon, 1986-1990; author, speaker, The Consummate Consumer, Beaverton, Oregon, since 1991.
Board directors Beaverton (Oregon) Arts Commission. Member Portland Chamber of Commerce, Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association, Pacific Northwest Writers Conference.
Married Kenneth Steven. 1 child, Erin Ashley.