Bachelor, George Washington University, 1977.
Corporation communications staff Government Employees Insurance Company, Washington, 1976-1978. Senior editor Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., 1978-1987. President Paretzky Information Network, Inc., Bethesda, Maryland, since 1987.
Associate in risk management Insurance Institute American, 1988. Instructor in field various seminars, classes. Visiting instructor industrial risk management Harare, Zimbabwe, 1988.
Member Association Professionals in Risk-Related Disciplines (founding member, member advisory board since 1989), Association of Professional Insurance Women, International Institute Risk and Safety Management (London).
Married Kenneth Ira Paretzky, April 8, 1978. Children: Jessica Caitlin, Shannon Teresa, Johanna Naomi.