Continue Reading Gladys Billups works as an environmental, health and safety consultant with her home-based business, Beyond Compliance. She is also a contract engineer for a pharmaceutical company and an adjunct instructor at Blue Ridge Community College. An alumnus of Northwestern High School in Detroit, Michigan and West Kemper High School in DeKalb, Missouri, Gladys graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology and Clark Atlanta University in Georgia. She earned a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech and Bachelor of Physics from Clark. Gladys and her husband have been married for 15 years have two children. An involved member of her community, Gladys is a member of the Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Shenandoah Valley Emmaus community, and the American Society of Safety Engineers. Gladys and her family make their home in Waynesboro, Virginia.