Bettie Edwards Murchison is a native of Wake Forest, NC and still lives in Wake County. She is a graduate of North Carolina State University and holds a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Duke University. She has done graduate work at Harvard Business School and Duke Graduate School. She has over 15 years of experience in management with H&R Block and has owned her own business for over 30 years. Her proudest accomplishment would be her children, who are all thriving entrepreneurs.