Gurvayse Wilkes holds a B.A. in Sociology, a B. S in Nursing, and a Masters degree in Nursing. She has over 20 years experience in trauma nursing, neonatology and dialysis. Ten years ago, Gurvayse left the nursing field to start her own company, J & F Management Co., Inc., where she manages rental properties. She is currently the Property Manager for 400 rental units and has currently serves on the Board of Directors for Rescue, Release, and Restore, Inc. NFP.