Born and raised in Spartanburg, SC, Athena graduated from UNCC a long time ago with a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing. After graduation, she worked in media – CBS affiliate, WSPA TV and Radio as well as Fox affiliate, WHNS in marketing and sales. Athena then took a break from working outside the home to raise her three children. During that time, she studied and became certified as a yoga instructor. She has taught yoga for 16 years and continues to enjoy teaching yoga and meditation. In addition to her children, she has been married for over 30 years to her husband, Jed. In her free time, she enjoys hikes with Jed and her dog Joey, cooking, gardening, and travel. She looks forward to her new adventure with Performance Point and working with the entire team.