Peggy was born in Norristown, PA and has lived in five other states: California, Illinois, Kentucky, Montana, and Washington. She currently resides in San Jose with her two children. After graduating from San Jose State University, she began her accounting career with Arthur Anderson. She then moved to Ireland, San Filippo & Co. where she became a California Certified Public Accountant and had R&B as a client. She started her own accounting/consulting firm in 1995 and kept R&B as a client until she joined R&B as the CFO in November 2002.