Student, Pasco-Hernando Community College, New Port Richey, Florida, 1975-1976; Association in Automation Management, Indiana Insurance Assemblies of God Theological Seminary American, 1988.
Deputy tax collector, Pasco County Tax Collector, New Port Richey, 1977-1979; agent, Florida No-Fault Insurance, Tampa, 1979-1981; personal lines manager, Courtesy Insurance, Inc., Clearwater, Florida, 1981-1983; personal risk manager, Shelton & Connelly Insurance, Clearwater, 1983-1985; assistant administrative manager, Shonter & Shonter, Inc., Pinellas Park, Florida, 1985-1994; agent, John Russell Insurance, Inc., 1994-1996; manager personal insurance division, Fessler Agency, Inc., since 1996. Member agent's advisory board Progressive Insurance Company, Tampa, 1990-1991.
Director's assistant Marty Lyons Foundation Florida chapter, 1989. Member National Association Insurance Women International (Royal Insurance Automation Essay award 1989), Florida Association Insurance Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Indiana Insurance Assemblies of God Theological Seminary of America, Insurance Women Upper Pinellas (officer/director Clearwater chapter 1982-1989, Insurance Woman of Year award 1983), Indiana Insurers Greater St. Petersburg (Executive Board dirs.1987-1991, board directors 1989-1992, secretary-treasurer 1989-1991).
Married Anthony A. Polito, April 27, 1991. Children: Lauren Marie, Daniel Anthony.