Residence: Forest Hills.
Family: Husband, William Lewis Lyons IV.
Occupation: Executive director at WQED 89.3 FM.
Education: Bachelor's degrees in music history and literature, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1989.
Background: Professional freelance violinist with regional orchestras and string quartets for 17 years; began a radio career in the late 1980s at WQED-FM, where she served as program coordinator, membership coordinator, classical announcer and arts reporter; programmed classical music, jazz and National Public Radio news at WUSF-FM in Tampa, Fla., and WOSU-AM and FM in Columbus, Ohio; helped develop the Classical Public Radio Network (CPRN) for national launch from 2000-02; served on the board of the Public Radio Program Directors Association.
Noteworthy: Recently named executive director at WQED 89.3 FM.
Quote: "I have always been inspired by classical music. I could read music before I could read words."