A native of Florida, Brenda graduated from the University of Central Florida in Orlando earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Legal Studies with a minor in business administration. Brenda furthered her education by receiving a certificate of completion from Victory Bible Institute in Tulsa, Oklahoma and completing additional business courses at Middle Tennessee State University.
After working in banking, law, and Christian youth missions, Brenda settled in Murfreesboro, TN in 1996 and began her career with Swanson Developments. She has been involved in all phases of commercial real-estate including leasing, construction, accounting, operations and her current position as Chief Financial Officer where she oversees all finances and procedures of Swanson Companies as well as personnel at the Leasing and Sales office at The Gateway Village.
Brenda and her husband, Kenny, enjoy time with their two teenagers, Andrew and Emily. Their children attend Siegel High School and are active in ministry, music, Model UN and other academic clubs. Andrew is part of Youth Leadership Rutherford 2018-2019. Brenda has been a member of RutherfordCable since 2009 and is a past board member and former Programs Chair.