- Jefferson High School – 1985
- St. Cloud Beauty Academy
- Entrepreneur and Business Owner
- Founding Partner – Tastefully Simple, Inc.
- Previous owner Salon Alexis and NAHL Blizzard Hockey Team
- Tastefully Simple Company Honors – Inc. Magazine “Inc. 500” Hall of Fame, Winning Workplaces, Great Place to Work, Minnesota Governor’s Environmental Award
- Personal Honors – Direct Selling News’ Top 20 Most Influential Women in Direct Sales, PINK Magazine’s Top 50 Women Business Owners, Top 20 Professional in the Lakes Area, Friend of the Chamber Award, Vikingland Band Grand Marshal
- Community Involvement – Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, Direct Selling Association National Director, Direct Selling Education Foundation Women’s Leadership & Entrepreneurship Committee, Alexandria Planning Commission, Alexandria Area High School Leadership Campaign, Alexandria Area Stewards, Youth Mentor, Host Family, Alexandria Area Hockey Association, United Way Supporter, Vistage International, Share our Strength, and YMCA Legacy Giver