I was born in Jackson, Mississippi, but moved to Plano as a small child where I was raised. After graduating from high school in Plano, I attended The University of Texas in Austin where I received a BBA in Marketing from the McCombs School of Business in 1992. Towards the end of my undergraduate studies, I realized accounting was my true passion, so I returned to school two years later and obtained a MS Accounting degree from The University of Texas at Dallas in 1996.
While working towards my Master’s degree, I met my husband Paul, whom I married in July 1996. With the birth of our first son, I made the decision to be a stay at home mom, while helping my husband run his photography business. This allowed me to experience the best of both worlds – staying home to raise our four precious boys while working alongside Paul and using my business background. In 2017, I returned to working full-time in accounting when my oldest began college. I have been with Murray & Mensch, P.C. since November, 2019.
We currently live in McKinney where we have raised our four sons. First Baptist Church of McKinney is our church home where we are active in a life group that has become like family. In addition to spending time with friends and family, I enjoy serving on the committee of BSA Troop 406, trying out new restaurants, researching our family’s genealogy, and reading a good book.