Commercial service representative, various insurance agys., Houston, 1965-1987; field representative, outside sales, Old Republic Surety, Houston, 1987-1990; owner, Galerie d'Alexandria, Galveston, Texas, 1990-1992; insurance consultant, various law firms, Houston, 1990-1991; commercial service representative, The Houston Agilysys, Inc., 1992-1994; field representative, outside sales, Universal Surety of America, Houston, 1994-1995; field representative, sales executive, RLI Insurance Company, Dallas, since 1995. Teacher piano pvt practice Sugarland, Texas, since 1994.
Schoolsite liaison American Heart Association, Upper Pinellas County, 1996—1998, director, 1997—1998. Member of Houston Surety Association, Florida Surety Association (vice president 1998-1999), Insurance Women St. Petersburg (treasurer 1997-1998, vice president 1998), National Association Insurance Women (member-at-large 1995-1996, member technical panel 1998-1999, president-elect since 2000, legislation liaison Texas council since 2000, president 2001-2002, education foundation ambassador Texas council 2002, chair public relations Houston NAIW, Inc., education foundation website committee chairman, Professional of the Year Texas Council 2001, Professional of Year 2002), American College Musicians, Blue Bird Circle.
Married Thomas Joseph Perich, June 3, 1978 (divorced ). Children: Matthew John, Stephen Christopher.