A former a financial services MBA with a travel obsession who has traveled to 31 countries and 33 states. An avid golf fan and occasional player, she decided for the “Back 9” of her professional career she’d pursue her passions-wine, food and jazz. As preparation for her new journey, she earned the Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) designation, as well as completed the Certified Sommelier II program. She preaches as a blogger for TheWineGospel.com. A wine columnist for Pathfinders Travel Magazine, and contributing travel writer. In addition, she leads domestic and international small-group wine and culinary vacations. A “Fundi” South Africa specialist. Member the Women’s Wine Alliance.