Brenda was founder and principal of a computer consulting firm, Application Associates, which specialized in technical documentation, instructional design, needs analysis and training. Clients included large corporations as well as government entities. She has also spent 30 years in the educational environment teaching at every level, from elementary through college, as well as adults. Brenda holds a BA from the University of Houston, and an MS in Special Education from the University of Kansas.
Brenda is currently on the Board of American Bone Health. Brenda joined the Family Support Services Board of Directors in 2007, and became Vice President of the Board in 2015.