Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, 1968. Bachelor in Communications, University Houston, 1979.
Reporter, The Mirror, Houston, 1977-1978; business editor, Saudi Research and Marketing, Houston, 1978-1979; writer, Houston Business Journal, 1979-1981; vice president, Hart & Associations, Houston, 1981-1982; freelance writer, Wall St. Journal and Houston Bar Journal, Houston, 1982-1983; editor, Dallas-Fort Worth Business Journal, 1983-1985; editor, Dallas Times Herald, 1985-1987; co-founder, public, SR Texas, 1987-1993; principal, Horizon Comm., Dallas, since 1994.
Member Mayor's Task Force on Employing the Handicapped, Dallas, 1985-1987. President Shared Housing, City of Dallas. Board directors Metro Dallas Young Men’s Christian Association Communities Service.
Member advisory board Dallas Assistance League. Member steering committee Safeguards for Srs., 1992-1993. Member National Association Women Business Owners (board directors Dallas chapter since 1994), National Association Business Editors and Writers, Dallas Press Club (finalist Best Headline Portfolio 1986, finalist Best Specialty Public 1986), Society Professional Journalists, Dallas Chamber of C. (chairman public relations committee since 1985).
Married Leonard Edward Kowitz, October 6, 1968 (divorced March 1979). Children: Jeffrey Edward Kowitz, Kendra Denise Kowitz. Married Robert Corbett Schwaller, September 17, 1983.
1 child, Mark Files Schwaller.