Jean has 25 years of experience as a business and community leader.  Her professional life has been spent helping people manage their real estate and other assets. As a business advisor, she has been actively involved in helping start up companies launch and grow. Jean has signed both the front and the back of paychecks, understands how business works, and what it will take to get the economy growing in Missouri.  

Jean graduated from UM-St. Louis, where she played collegiate volleyball. She has been coaching youth volleyball ever since at parishes and clubs throughout the metro area. For the past 10 years, she has coached the Varsity Boys' team at Westminster Christian Academy, where she won a State Championship in 2015. Jean also coaches in the High Performance program for USA Volleyball. 

Jean has served her community as a volunteer at Angel's Arms and Lydia's House. She is the former President of the Professional Women's Alliance of St. Louis, and has worked on Strategic Planning at Westminster Christian Academy, as well as serving on the Boards for USA Volleyball Gateway Region, and the National Association of Women Business Owners. Jean received the President George W. Bush Award for Volunteerism in 2006. She is currently working to support Seniors and their caregivers as a member of the Breakthrough Coalition, where she serves on the Education Committee, and as co-founder of a Senior Resource Team, where she is head of the Legislative committee.  She is also active in the Alumni Association at Westminster Christian Academy, and attends church at The Journey.