Mandy grew up in Idaho but has lived in Florida for 7 years. She came to Florida to pursue a degree in Zoo Animal Technology in Gainesville. Mandy also has a Bachelor's degree in Communication from Boise State University. She was a zookeeper at Lion Country Safari where she worked with rhinos and several other hoofstock species. She switched to the the veterinary field in 2015.
Mandy is a proud wife and mama to a sweet little girl named Lucy and a rescue dog named Baxter. In her (rare) spare time, she enjoys paddle boarding, yoga and spending time with her family.