Jaime moved from Houston to Nacogdoches in 1996 to study art at Stephen F. Austin State University. She immediately fell in love with the town and decided to stay, even before meeting her future husband, Jay. Jaime and Jay have been married for 18 years and have a daughter, June, plus their fur children, male cats Cletis and Quinn. Jaime has 16 years of experience in property management, leasing, and bookkeeping for family-owned residential and commercial properties. Jaime and Jay co-own Nacogdoches Architectural Restorations, LLC, which was originally formed to renovate the Old Mize Factory. She and Jay love to give back to the community by restoring and renovating old homes. Their first project was lovingly restoring an original Dietrich Rulfs home. Jaime enjoys being active in local organizations and believes volunteering shows a commitment to the community. She is the Secretary for Nacogdoches Crime Stoppers and has served on boards for Nacogdoches Junior Forum (past President), Keep Nacogdoches Beautiful, Dean’s Circle, and Federation Of Women’s Clubs (past First Vice President). She’s a member of Christ Episcopal Church and volunteers at her daughter’s school. She loves spending time outdoors and going on road trips with family and friends.