Jeanne graduated with a Computer Science Engineering degree from Auburn in 1986. She worked with BellSouth/EDS (Electronic Data Systems) on computer mainframes, supporting E911 Systems and a variety of other automated phone systems. Jeanne ultimately served in the Business Management division of the joint venture between BellSouth, EDS and Accenture, facilitating outage analysis to determine culpability and ensure system integrity going forward. Retiring after 16 years, she followed a passion to serve students with the North Jefferson Women’s Center and for 17 years, presented sexual integrity to help students understand their true value. Currently, she works part-time for Cades Cove Development, Inc., continues to volunteer with the North Jefferson Women’s Center and commits most of her time to fundraising efforts of ‘Just Keep Smiling’. Jeanne has been involved with Just Keep Smiling since its conception in 2005. She and her husband, Joel, reside in Gardendale, have 3 grown children, Cassi, Timothy & Nick, one grandson, Talon. They are active members of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church.