Joni attended WVU majoring in Housing & Design and New College of Sarasota in Fine Arts. Joni moved to Sanibel in 1978 with her husband Marty, a lifelong resident of Sanibel. She began volunteering at Sanibel School, while her children attended. In 1990 worked with The Sanctuary Development Corp; managed the Sanctuary Golf Club Accounting department; 1995 established a computerized Quality Control system for South Seas Plantation. Joni has participated in fundraising events for Big Arts, CROW, Ding Darling, and the Sanibel Community Church; 2000 began selling real estate with SSSCP. Joni provides the specialized services of someone who loves the islands so much to call them home. Her attention to detail and personalized service sets her apart.