After working at the Marriott Marquis in Manhattan as a Tour and Travel Manager, she worked at several advertising/public relations agencies. Later while a young Mother, she worked for a few nursery schools and part time at her husband’s publishing company while raising two children.
Schmidt is currently the President/Owner of a small publishing company, Donnin Publishing; a contributor to Gannett’s Food Blog, “Small Bites”–and a writer for AOL’s Nyack-Piermont, Pearl River and Nanuet Patch, a community news & information online platform and works part time for Scene International advertising for special event projects.
Schmidt is also active in assisting in the creation of a local CSA–Cropsey Community Garden in New City, NY and is Co-Chair for the Cultural Arts Festival at the JCC of Rockland. Her two small children are now teens, her husband is her best friend and her two mini-dachshunds are always at her feet.