Betsy grew up in Mobile, Alabama. She graduated from Shaw High School in 1975 and from the University of South Alabama in 1978, with a B. S. in Nursing. After moving from Birmingham to Gulf Shores in 1986, Betsy founded Professional Land Title, Inc. in August 1992. Betsy has been married to Randy McKinney for 30 years and have 2 grown children, Andrew and Clarissa – both graduates of Auburn University. For recreation, Betsy enjoys playing tennis and boating. She is also an active member in her church choir and a charter member of the Coastal Chorale.