Mandy graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and a minor in Journalism. During her college career, she worked in the UNCC Financial Aid Office before moving on to the Accounting/HR department of a Charlotte-based steel fabricator. Upon relocating back to Rockingham in 2009, Mandy was employed as the primary legal assistant at a local law office.
Mandy remains a proud Niner. She enjoys spending time with family, attending concerts, and reading (A LOT). Mandy has also published two novels and is currently buried under a mountain of works-in-progress.