Vivian is a true North Carolina girl in more ways than one. She has lived here all of her life, attending Northern High School, and Durham Technical Institute where she completed courses in Data Processing and Business Management. She has a background of longevity in her professional career. She worked at Duke University Medical Center in the data processing/computer operations environment for 22 years as a Supervisor. After a layoff, Vivian worked for 3 years for Medquist, Inc., supervising over 160 remote transcriptionists all over the country until that company moved to Atlanta. Ultimately, Vivian found her true niche when she became a Legal Assistant for over 14 years. Vivan also has prior experience as a Branch Office Administrator for Edward Jones. Vivian was thrilled to obtain an Estate Planning Legal Assistant position with Carolina Family Estate Planning in Cary, NC where she foresees spending the rest of her professional career
Vivian has been a lifelong member of Park View Baptist Church in Durham where she served as a Deacon, Sunday School teacher, and choir director. Currently, that church is beginning a merger with a new church, Keystone RDU, which is going to be a welcome change in 2021 for the Durham community.
Vivian lives in Rougemont, NC in Person County, with her husband Jack and their grandson, Tyler. She has one adult daughter and 4 adult step-children. She also has 15 step-grandchildren and 1 step-great grandson who all live in New York. There is never a dull moment with a family this big. She is also very involved in helping to care for her mother in Durham. She also enjoys traveling, music, flower gardening, and family!!!! As is well known, Vivian is a die-hard UNC TARHEEL fan and loves going to basketball and football games as often as she can.