Veronica has been teaching ballroom dance since 1992. She holds an Associate level certification with North American Dance Teachers Association (NADTA) and with Dance Vision International Dancers Association (DVIDA). She is also a member of the National Dance Council of America (NDCA). In addition to certification, Veronica competes and performs both professionally and with her students. She was a finalist in the 2000 Yuletide Ball Rising Star American Rhythm Championship and a finalist in the Carolina Classic Professional Showdance competition. She has also won several pro-am awards with her students. Veronica and Lee Nugent are co-owners of Simply Ballroom.