Carol is a graduate of Mundelein College of Loyola University, Chicago in and founder of a gourmet chocolate shop featuring gourmet chocolates, nuts and desserts. Her career spans a variety of positions including Director of the Chamber of Commerce for the Western Monmouth, Director of Public and Community Relations for the Asbury Park Press, the third largest daily newspaper in metro NY. Carol has also served as Director of Public and Employee Relations for Hugin Sweda, a leading marketer of Point of Purchase data info systems and Director of PR for Kittatinny Canoes. Carol finished her professional career after founding Words Work, a PR and communications service agency. Carol is married to her high school sweetheart, Tom, and proud mom to adult three daughters.