My Qualifications




  • Forensic Genealogy Institute, Initial Class in 2012 (Dallas, Texas) and Advanced Forensic Evidence Analysis & Practicum in 2014 (Dallas, Texas) and 2016 (San Antonio, Texas)
    Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy

  • Fifteen time alumni at Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research (IGHR), Athens, Georgia. Courses of study include: Writing & Publishing, Library Research in Legal & Government Documents, Genealogy as a Profession, Advanced Methodology, DNA Analysis I, Intermediate DNA Analysis, Advanced DNA Analysis, Advanced Land records/Platting, Land Records I, 20th Century Research, U.S. Military Records, African American Research, and Intermediate Genealogy.

  • National Archives Workshop at Regional In-depth Genealogical Studies Alliance, Inc. (RIGSA)
    Morrow, Georgia

  • American Genealogy: 18 Months Home Study Course
    National Genealogical Society

  • Bachelor of Art (Chemistry & Mathematics Majors)
    Georgia College & State University
    Milledgeville, Georgia

  • Graduate Studies in Chemistry
    University of Florida
    Gainesville, Florida

  • Frequent attendee at genealogical seminars, workshops, and lectures



  • A native Georgian, I have 30 years experience in Georgia genealogical research, 25 years as a professional researcher. For the past five years, I have specialized in forensic genealogy.