She attended the University of Minnesota, graduating in 2008, and followed up by becoming an associate Editor at Game Informer. As of 2015 she oversees the Tomb Raider franchise; the game that got her into Gaming.
Prior to working for Crystal Dynamics, she worked for Riot Games, maker of the hugely popular arena battle game League of Legends.
She was born in Redwood City, CA.
She frequently cosplays as DC Superhero Wonder Woman, a character played by Actress Gal Gadot in 2016's Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice.