- Bachelor of Science, Montana State University
- Accounting Coursework – Gonzaga University and Eastern Washington University
I grew up on a small farm in St. Ignatius, Montana and attended Montana State University. After graduation from college, I moved to Spokane where I worked for four years at Gonzaga University and continued my accounting coursework. After leaving GU, I was hired as an accountant for an office supply company. During my 23 years with the office supply company, I had the opportunity to work in accounting, electronic commerce, and sales. I made sales calls on Washington State University and other universities in the area and decided that I wanted to go back to work in higher education. When a position was posted at Eastern Washington University in student financial services I applied for and was hired for the position. After a couple of years of commuting to Cheney I decided to look for something closer. The College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences had recently moved to Spokane from Pullman and was hiring so I applied. I have now been with the business services team for over seven years.
In my spare time I like to…
I enjoy traveling around the Pacific Northwest in our fifth wheel and cruising to any place tropical. I also like spending time on the water in our houseboat in northern Idaho. I love spending time with my cocker spaniel dog. She has a lot of personality and always makes my days more fun.
I like working for WSU because of the culture. I think that everyone in the college works well together for our common goal of making it a good learning environment for our students.
My Favorite Quote
“Never, never, never give up.” – Winston Churchill