- Began her acting career in commercials.
- Founded a resource center for aspiring actors in Chicago that provided workshops, career consultations and seminars.
- Honored in 1995 as one of the 100 Women Making a Difference in Chicago by Today's Chicago Woman magazine.
- Has performed with the Echo Theater Company in Los Angeles.
- Appeared in a recurring role as Nicole Leahy on Gilmore Girls.
- Her line of greeting cards has been sold in stores nationwide.
- Started an organizing business called Simplify Your Space.
- Starred in and produced the 2009 movie Weather Girl.