Born and raised in Auburn, IN, Vanessa returned to her Midwest roots in 2015 after living and working in the south and overseas. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business from Indiana University but switched gears by joining Teach For America in Memphis, TN while earning her Masters of Arts in Teaching from Christian Brothers University. She went on to teach middle school in Atlanta, GA and Dubai, UAE. After returning home to Indiana, she helped open ProTailored and currently provides administrative and marketing support. Vanessa enjoys taking walks with her husband and daughter, eating her way through Fort Wayne restaurants, and going on road trips.