Janet received her B.A. in Marketing and Fashion Merchandising from Central Michigan University. Janet worked as an Account Executive and Manager in the Advertising Department at the Kalamazoo Gazette and subsequently MLive Media Group for over 30 years. She also worked as the Marketing Director for the YMCA of Greater Kalamazoo before joining the Civic full time. Janet also worked with the Kalamazoo New Car Dealer Association, served on the Community Relations Committee for the Greater Kalamazoo Association of Realtors, and was part of the planning committee for the Kalamazoo Promise 10 Year Anniversary Celebration. After volunteering at the Civic as a performer for over 30 years, Janet is very pleased to be a part of the professional staff.