Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts, Ohlone College, 1990. Bachelor in Film, San Francisco State University, 1992.
Medical records clerk Fremont (California) Medical Clinic, 1987-1988. Receptionist Dutra Realty, Fremont, 1989-1992. Assistant manager Super Saver Cinema, 1992.
Stock associate Macy's, Newark, 1992-1993. Compliance and quality control specialist Fremont Bank, 1994-1996. Video producer Wohlmut Media Services, Union City, California, 1996-1997.
Quality control specialist Coast Commercial Bank, Santa Cruz, 1997-1998, Fremont Bank, 1997-1999.
Member American Film Institute, Tri-Cities Scottish Association California (Tartan Day committee), Rosicrucian Order, A.M.O.R.C.