Born and reared in a small town in southern Illinois, Tina grew up being active in sports and her local youth group. She accepted the Lord into her heart as a child. After high school, she felt the Lord’s calling to attend a small Christian college in Oklahoma. It was there she met her husband Benjamin, and they were married following graduation.
In 2000, Tina graduated Valedictorian with a B.S. in Behavioral Science from Mid America Christian University. A year and a half after completing her Bachelor degree, Tina completed her Masters in Science and Management from Southern Nazarene University.
In 2002, Ben and Tina relocated to California, where she has embraced the art of accounting. She has done bookkeeping for several different entities and continues to work for a local accounting firm during tax season. Ben & Tina currently have 3 children—Emma born in 2007, Grayce born in 2009, and Caleb born in early 2011. She enjoys taking them back to the Midwest to spend time with her family in Illinois. God has truly blessed her family and Tina is excited to see where He leads in the future.