Associate of Arts, Texas State Technology Institute, 1982. Associate of Applied Science, Richland College, 1991. Bachelor, University Texas, Dallas, 1993.
Master of Arts in Counseling, Amber University, 1995.
Art director, Dalco Athletic Lettering, Garland, Texas, 1983-1985; office manager, Jean West Enterprises, Dallas, 1985-1986; department administrator, Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc., Dallas, 1986-1987; information specialist, public relations assistant, Anderson Fischel Thompson Advertising, Dallas, 1986-1987; office manager, Anderson Fischel Thompson Advertising, Dallas, 1987-1989; traffic manager, Anderson Fischel Thompson Advertising, Dallas, 1989-1990; illustrator, writer, Garland, Texas, since 1990; intern, Richland College, Dallas, 1994-1995; career consultant, Career Dimensions, Dallas, since 1995. Adjunct faculty member Richland College, Dallas, since 1995. Facilitator Career Fitness Workout, since 1996.
Volunteer listener Dallas Indiana School District, 1991-1992. Member ACA, National Employment Counseling Association, National Career Development Association, Undergraduate Psychology Association University Texas (treasurer 1992), Toastmasters (president 1992-1993, speaking scholars, Cell Transmission Model 1993), People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Women's Coalition of Dallas.