Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting/Finance, Creighton University, Omaha, 1995. Master of Business Administration, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 2003.
Auditor finance services Arthur Andersen LLP, Milwaukee, 1995-1998. Senior vice president, treasurer Heartland Advisors, Inc., since 1999.
Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Wisconsin Certified Public Accountant Association.
Married John Michael Best, 1995.