I am originally from Ponca City, Oklahoma and have a Bachelors degree in Psychology and Social Welfare. I was transferred to Houston while working in the oilfield industry in 1981 and soon after coming to Houston took the required classes to become a licensed Nursing Home Administrator in 1987. Prior to joining Brazos Presbyterian Homes, Inc., in 2002, I worked as Executive Director of The Forum at Memorial Woods from 1990-1996 and Buckner Retirement Services from 1996-2002. I have two children, a son, Clane, and a daughter, Erin. My daughter is married with two children. The oldest is Caroline Grace and her brother, Braiden, is 2 years younger and was born during Hurricane Ike. Both of my children live in Houston. I am a member of Epiphany Lutheran Church.