Tenley graduated from The University of Alabama in 1997 with a BS in Education. She was selected to student teach in London, England her final semester. Tenley was an elementary school teacher for Shelby County schools from 1998-2002. Tenley transitioned into pharmaceutical sales in 1998 and has over 10 years of sales experience, primarily focusing on specialty dermatology sales. She was a top producer during her time with Johnson & Johnson/McNeil Specialty and was selected to spearhead the first "Pharmacy Education Program" with key thought leaders for implementation nationwide. She was a President's Impact Award Winner in 2006 and was ranked in the Top 20 in the dermatology sales division for Galderma Laboratories. She was appointed by management and successfully completed a Field Trainer Position for the company in 2007. Tenley's team won Region of the Year in 2010 for Medicis Dermatology Company. She successfully completed advanced sales training for the company, and was selected to launch a regional pharmacy rebate program educating dermatologists and pharmacy retail chains about patient prescription benefits.
Tenley is engaged to Vance Veazey. They live in Memphis, TN and are partners in The Veazey Group, LLC.