Master of Arts in English Creative Writing Nonfiction, University Central Florida, 2002. Postgraduate, University Central Florida.
Program manager, logistic engineer TRW Aerospace, Redondo Beach, California, 1982—1989. Senior logisitics engineer Boeing/McDonnell Douglas, Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida, 1990—1997. Managing editor Florida Review, Orlando, 1999—2002, non-fiction editor, 2001—2002.
Senior proposal specialist Johnson Controls, Inc., Cape Canaveral, 2003, proposal manager, 2003—2006. Operations, planning manager International Association of Prosecutors World-Wide Services, 2006—2007. Proposal manager PAE Lockheed Martin, since 2007.
Instructor University Central Florida, 2001—2003. With United States Air Force, 1972-1976, with United States Marine Corps, 1978-1982.
Financial advisor 53rd Assembly District, 27th Congressional District, Republican Party, Los Angeles, 1985—1987.
Daughter of Lee Hess Ray and Ruth Carol Smith, Iva Estelle Teague (Stepmother).