Janet was born and raised in Beaufort, SC where she attended Beaufort High School and Trident Technical College, graduating in 1972. She attended USC from 1981-1985 and got a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. While attending USC she moved to Columbia in 1983.
Janet started her professional career at Coastal Environmental Health Center in Beaufort, SC from 1972-1982. Then, in 1985 she was a Grassroots Consultant for RJ Reynolds, Government Relations Columbia, SC and at the same time (1985-1998), she was a Consultant and Operations Manager for:
US Poultry Association
International Association for Parks and Amusement Centers
Grant Writer for Hilton Head Island, to get water and sewer
Created Policy and Procedures for Volunteers at Sister Care in Columbia, SC
From 1998-2000 she was a lobbyist for SC Dental Hygienist Association. Then in 2000 she became a Realtor and joined Keller Williams in 2009, where she has had a very successful career.
Janet has always been a part of her community wherever she has been and has contributed locally as:
Stephen Minister and Elder for Sax Gotha Presbyterian Church
Vice-Chair for the Lexington County Community Mental Health Center’s Board
Member of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce
Her hobbies include boating, gardening, reading and trips with grandchildren and she ”loves to help folks sell or buy their homes!”