Jeanene moved to Florence when she was four years old and lived there until she married and moved to Texas with her late husband in 1980.
Most of her career was spent in the banking business holding various positions in operations and management.
Jeanene started her own business in 1985 as a general contractor and specialized in bank–owned property, getting them ready to go on the market for sale. She moved back to Florence in 1999 and began working part-time for Girl Scouts. Jeanene has one daughter who lives in Richmond, Va.