Mandy is a mother of three children and a retired military spouse. Her family has resided in North Carolina since 2011. Mandy’s oldest son is diagnosed with ADHD and PTSD and her middle daughter was diagnosed with ASD, Dyslexia, and Dyscalculia. She is passionate about working with other families with special needs children with an emphasis on helping military families. In 2016, Mandy joined PAVE of Washington with the Specialized Training for Military Parents (STOMP) program as an instructor. As a STOMP instructor she has traveled to bases in the United States and Overseas training military parents of special needs children and professionals. She has volunteered as a liaison for military families for several of her husband’s commands prior to him retiring. Mandy has a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education Interdisciplinary Studies from Liberty University. In her free time Mandy enjoys boating, riding horses and spending time at the beach with her family.