Wendy Stokes has a degree in business administration from Asheville-Buncombe Community College and a degree in travel and tourism from Cecil’s Junior College. Her prior experience includes working in the commercial loan department at First Union National Bank and at a RIA firm in Florida. She also worked as a travel agent for 14 years. A native of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Wendy has lived in Asheville most of her life. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, spending time with family and her golden retrievers, and traveling.