Prior to joining NRF, Provenzano served as deputy chief of staff for the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, handling a variety of duties including serving as spokeswoman for the office, preparing testimony and organizing Senate leadership events. Provenzano spent a number of years on Capitol Hill, serving in the offices of Senator John D. Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va., and in a similar capacity to former Senator Bob Graham, D-Fla.
A graduate of George Washington University, Provenzano received an M.A. in political management. She graduated with honors from Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor of Arts in broadcast journalism.