Born and raised in Mankato, Mindy graduated with an AAS degree in Architectural Drafting from South Central Technical College in 1997. Mindy enjoys many aspects of drafting including problem solving and seeing the spaces she created in the virtual world become a reality.

Mindy now resides in Mankato and when she is not at the office she enjoys traveling, camping, movies, books, good food and spending time with her family. She is an alumni of the oldest competing drum and bugle corps in the world – the St. Peter Govenaires and will occasionally pick up a flag or rifle and march in a parade.