Best known for being a chief executive alongside Oprah Winfrey throughout her career. She is the co-founded and co-president of the OWN Network, as well as the president of Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Productions.
She graduated from the University of Iowa. She first worked in advertising, and her first job was an assistant at the Grey Agency in Chicago, Illinois.
Between 2006 and 2011, she served as The Oprah Winfrey Show's executive producer. She appeared on the TV series Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes during its January through August 2011 run.
She was born in Georgia, and eventually raised in the northern suburbs of Chicago, Illinois.
She first began working for Oprah Winfrey in 1995 as a promotions producer for Harpo Productions.