Brenda A. Fields is a native of Shelby County, Alabama. She was raised in a small community called Aldrich. She attended Almont Elementary School and Prentice High School. However, she was later transferred to Montevallo High School due to segregation.
Fields began work for the Alabama Department of Corrections in 1984 and later joined the Department of Defense as a Reservist. Brenda fulfilled her state and military career retiring in 2009.
Brenda received her B.S. degree in Health Care Administration from the University of Phoenix, a B.A. degree in Business Administration from the University of Montevallo in 1977, and a Healthcare Specialist Certificate from Brown Mackie Institute. Fields current focus is developing her creative management tools.