Mrs. Byers earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma and a Master of Business Administration degree from Cameron University. Mrs. Byers has been employed at Connors State College, and for the last four years has been an instructor in business. She was the advisor for Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), the business club at Connors for five years. She also taught at Southern Nazarene University and Bacone College as an adjunct professor in business. In addition to her collegiate experience, she has ten years of professional experience in marketing and public relations at the University of Oklahoma . Prior to her work at OU, she worked in sales and marketing for Apple Computer, Inc. for eight years where she earned the Sales Impact award. She has managed several product marketing projects, trade shows and events, and training projects as well as developed marketing materials.