She studied graphic design & packaging at Pepperdine University and Art Center College of Design. Prior to joining Smog in 1999, she spent 17 years working in the music industry at Warner Bros. Records and A&M Records as an executive and creative director. Her work can be seen on over 400 album campaigns and she has received 4 Grammy® nominations for packaging design.
She has served on the AIGA/L.A. advisory board and been a member of the AIGA and The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) for over 30 years. In 2010 she received the prestigious AIGA Los Angeles Fellows Award.