Janet grew up in Gray, and has been in real estate for 10 years. She received a BA degree in mathematics from Emory University, followed by graduate work in math education at NYU. She lived in Maryland for many years, where she worked as a programmer and systems analyst for Bell Atlantic (now Verizon). Her real estate career also began in Maryland, and has continued here for the past seven years. She has three adult children, three super grandchildren, and two wonderful dogs. Janet is an active| member of Temple Beth Israel, where she is past president of the sisterhood and a former board member. She also volunteers with Central Georgia Cares, an animal advocacy group.