Sylvia holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Southern Methodist University. She is a senior professional in human resources, as well as a certified Financial Planner. Outside of work, she is active at church where she plays handbells in the choir, as well as serves on the Parish Staff Relations Committee. She is a member of the Balcones Country Club Women’s Association and is the Scholarship Foundation-Treasurer. She is an active tennis player volunteering with the Special Olympics Tennis Group. She also enjoys spending time with her family.