Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1958; Juris Doctor, University of Michigan, 1964; graduate Program in Business Administration, Harvard University, 1959; postgraduate Program in Management Development, Harvard University, 1976.
Trust officer, Northwestern National Bank, Minneapolis, 1964-1970; assistant counsel, assistant vice president, secretary, Federal Reserve Bank, Minneapolis, 1970-1981; assistant secretary, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System, 1977; deputy under secretary, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, 1981-1983; president First Bank Systems, Agricultural Credit Corporation, Minneapolis, 1983-1984; president, Groveland Corporation, Minneapolis, since 1986; director, Herman Miller, Inc., Zealand, Michigan, since 1984.
Board directors United Way, American Red Cross, Jones Harrison Home, Minneapolis. Board directors, chair Gustavus Adolfus College. Chairman Jones-Harrison Foundation.
Member Harvard Business School Club Minnesota, Minnesota Women's Economic Round Table (president 1980-1981).
Married Raymond A. Reister, October 7, 1967.