Therese is a USA Triathlon Certified Race Director and has served on many regional and national committees within the sport. She received her undergraduate degree from the Mississippi University for Women and her post-graduate degree from University of Alabama at Birmingham. Therese has raced for over 25 years very competitively and continues to top the master's ranks when she finds time to race. In 2006, Therese was 6th in her age group at the USAT National Championship and represented the USA at the World Championship in Switzerland by claiming 8th in her age group. Therese was recognized as a leader in the Greater Birmingham business community as a recipient of the B Metro Fusion Awards in 2014. Therese currently co-manages Team Magic, a race management company she founded back in the late 80’s in Birmingham.