Carole Bailey, a native of San Diego, California, received a bachelor’s degree in education from San Diego State University and a master’s degree from Azusa Pacific University. Growing up as the daughter of a career Navy father, she and her older brother packed up numerous times to explore parts of the world with their parents. It was during this time she developed a love for flying.
While raising three sons, Carole earned her pilot's license. Combining her teaching and flying skills, she became a flight instructor. For 15 years she was a faculty member at San Diego Christian College, serving as a Program Counselor, Director of the Adult Professional Studies and Aviation Director. Carole now resides in Arizona.