Joy received her MBA with a major in accounting from Texas A&M, a Certificate in TESL (Teaching English as Second Language) from University of California, and a B.A in English. She is also licensed as a CPA by the state of Colorado. In June 2003 Joy started in the Office of University Controller (OUC) as an accountant and moved to associate director where her duties included monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting, as well as an audit liaison to assist and support management in responding effectively to external auditors. In January 2010 Joy joined BFP as a Budget Analyst/Coordinator. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, reading and gardening.