As Vice President of Business Development for the Mlnarik Law Group, I have been able to leverage my experience as CEO of two consumer goods manufacturing companies to good use developing strategic marketing plans for each of the six law practice areas. In addition to developing the marketing plans, I have been helping develop a five-year business plan for the firm.


Graduated with honors from University of the Pacific, with a degree in Business Administration Graduated from the University of Virginia, Darden School, M.B.A. with emphasis in finance and entrepreneurship.

Community and National Activities:

Santa Clara, CA Chamber of Commerce

Rotary International

Currently serving on the Advisory Board for the Eberhart School of Business at the University of Pacific, Stockton, CA

Served as on the Board and Past Vice President 2000-2010, International Housewares Association, a 2100 member association Served on the Board and Past President (1996-2008), American Brush Manufacturers Association, a 200 member trade association I started a global sourcing and U.S. export company in October, 2011. I have also formed a GmbH company in Germany to sell and warehouse product to serve the Home Improvement, DIY and Lawn & Garden markets in Europe.

I love to travel for both business and pleasure. I have visited and conducted business in over 40 countries. Other activities I enjoy include reading, running competitive races, learning about different cultures and spending time with our grandchildren and family.