Bachelor in Communications, Bethany College, 1980. Certified, University Tübingen, Germany, 1980. Certified, Sprach Institute, Tübingen, 1980.
MGC in Negotiation, Georgetown University, 2003. Degree in national security telecommunications, George Washington University, 2003.
Vice president Wheeling Coffee and Spice, West Virginia, since 1981. President Lokmer & Associates, Inc., McLean, 1986-2000. Vice president strategic development Telia International Carrier, Inc., 2000—2004.
Consultant international business Lokmer & Associates, since 2004.
Board directors American Foundation of Ivory Coast. Member of International Association Technology of Northern Virginia, Counselors Academy, World Affairs Council, Public Relations Society of America, Federal City Club, Zeta Tau Alpha.