According to her official biography on the Canyon Entertainment website, she began her career at a CBS affiliate in Providence, Rhode Island, and received a degree in Business Management from Stonehill College. She moved to Los Angeles, California to begin work in the film industry and started as a production assistant on an independent film before moving to Production Coordinator for many of her next projects, working on both studio and independent projects.
Under her various names, she has worked on numerous films as either a Production Manager, Line Producer, or Film Producer. Her film credits include the Las Vegas portion of Get Carter, the Las Vegas portion of 3000 Miles to Graceland, Jeepers Creepers, Knockout, Nice Guys Sleep Alone, and Say it in Russian. She also co-produced the films The Woodsman, Shadowboxer and Tennessee.
Ben Kingsley announced SBK-Pictures with producing partners Simone Sheffield and Valerie Hoffman as readying six projects and currently producing a film on the Native American Conley Sisters title Whispers Like Thunder, to be released in 2009. Kingsley will be playing the role of Charles Curtis, the first and only Native American to become vice-president of the United States.
|2007||Say it in Russian||Line Producer|
|2001||Soulkeeper||Unit Production Manager|
|2001||Jeeper Creepers||Production Supervisor|
|2001||3000 Miles to Graceland||Production Supervisor|
|2000||Get Carter||Production Supervisor|
|2000||Knockout||Unit Production Manager & Line Produced (uncredited)|
|2000||Looking For Lola||Unit Production Manager|
|1998||Nice Guys Sleep Alone||Production Manager|
|1998||The Next Tenant||production coordinator|
|1997||Little Cobras: Operation Dalmatian||Unit Production Manager|
|1997||Acts of Betrayal||Production Coordinator|
|1997||Changing Gears||Line Producer|
|1997||Dead Tides||Production Coordinator|
|1995||Blood Justice||Production Coordinator|
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- "Tennessee". Film New Mexico. Retrieved March 24, 2009.
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