Bachelor of Music, Jacksonville State University, Alabama, 1987. Master of Music, Vandercook College Music, Chicago, 2000.
Teacher Cass High School, Cartersville, Georgia, 1988—1989, South Central Middle School, Emerson, since 1989. Flutist Tara Winds Community Band, Atlanta, since 2001. Principal flutist Rome Symphony Orchestra, 1988—2000.
Church pianist Ohatchee Methodist Church, Alabama, 1985—1987. Member of National Band Association, Georgia Music Educators Association (secretary 2002-2004), Professional Organization Georgia Educators.