After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Arkansas State University in 1999 with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in Agriculture Business, Emily returned to her family farm in Scott followed by a career as an analyst at Entergy for 8 years in the customer service department. The birth of her second son and wanting more time with family changed her directions. During this time, she pursued another degree. Emily graduated from the University of Arkansas of Little Rock in 2013 with a degree in Accounting. She then passed her CPA exam in 2015. She has been a part of the Dorsey and Company CPAs team for 3 years. Emily enjoys spending time with her family on the farm in Scott with her husband and 2 boys. She is active in her church and with the Lonoke County Single Parent Scholarship fund of Lonoke County.