Explain your career path

After 18 in public accounting, I became Executive Director of Dexter Housing Authority for over 21 years until I retired August, 2017. After retiring we sold our home of 40 years in Dexter and bought a home in Villa Ridge, MO; just 10 miles past Six Flags.

What was your major at Southeast and how would you characterize the quality of that program to prospective students?


Why did you choose to attend Southeast?

I was married and was able to commute from Poplar Bluff and then Dexter.

Who influenced you most during your time at Southeast?

My husband.

If you were in Greek Life, the Honors Program or any other student organization, please tell us about that experience and how it impacted you.

Becoming a CPA and then being Executive Director of public housing. Then retiring at 62.

Describe Southeast in three words.

Convenient, affordable,

What advice would you give current students or recent graduates interested in pursuing a career in your professional field?

Choose a vocation that makes you happy and content. Work hard while you are at work. Money is not the most important criteria when choosing your career. Family should come first.