Loretta has worked at the Marion Public Library as a library assistant for more than eight years, and at Ivy Tech Community College in disability services for near two years. As a freelance employee, Loretta works with KB Computers, The News Herald, and Office Court Reporting. Loretta earned an Associate’s degree at Indiana Business College and continued to take classes in the writing, human services, and library technician fields after obtaining that degree. Loretta serves on the boards of the Grant County Family YMCA, Woman’s Life – Marion Chapter 804, and Hoosier Shakes. Community advocacy and stimulating creativity are important to Loretta.