Where born: South Gate, Calif.
Family: Husband, Brad E. Walton; mother, Norma R. Perry.
Education: Bachelor of science in journalism, Utah State University, 1976; accredited by Public Relations Society of America, 1986.
Primary products: Public relations, advertising, marketing.
Primary markets: Utah County and Utah.
Number of employees: 5.
Annual sales: $250,000.
First "real" job: Central Bank and Trust, Bankcard clerk at age 16.
Management style: Christian, employees participate in decisions, enjoy work.
Strategy for success: Professional and ethical service to client, mutual satisfaction of colleagues, profitability.
A memorable failure: One-year partnership that was dissolved due to incompatibility in values.
Heroes: Parents and husband.
Leisure time and hobbies: Backpacking, camping, music, voluntarism, writing.
Favorite book and movie: The Bible (particularly Romans), "Out of Africa."