Won the Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Actress In A Revue in Chicago. She also received the Drama Logue Award for her stage show "An Evening With The Fine Line".
Her comedy classes for kids and teens have been cited as the best in Los Angeles by New Times Los Angeles.
She has had several opinion pieces published in newspapers and magazines, including articles for UPI, The Arizona Republic and American Enterprise Magazine.
She is the youngest of six children that span over a 20 year age range.
Her mother Mary Gurrie Rhoads was a newspaper reporter and columnist back in Chicago.
Her brother Mark Rhoads is a former Illinois State Senator.
She was a member of Chicago's famous improv comedy troupe, The Second City National Touring Company.
Raised in Western Springs. When she was a sophomore at Lyons Township High school she appeared in a variety revue called "The Corral Show" with senior, David Hasselhoff.
She co-hosts a weekly radio show called "Hollywood In The Heartland as a segment of The Kevin Fobbs Show on WDTK AM.
She has also written for National Review Online.
She was awarded the 1983 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Revue for "The Fine Line" at the Fine Stars Two Company in Chicago, Illinois.
She currently has an acting school in Washington DC. 2009.
Graduated from University of Iowa in Iowa City.
In 2017, she decided to change her status in SAG/AFTRA to Financial Core as she moved to Virginia. However, as a SAG member she appeared in many network and film projects in Hollywood and may still do union work.