Born and raised in NYC, I live in the DC area now

Before moving to DC to work for FDA

, I worked in corporate as a Senior Producer and Social Media Manager at Fox 5 News, ABC News Good Morning America and as a Senior Executive at Starwood Hotels and Resorts and Marriott corporate headquarters. I received my black belt in Brazilian Juijitsu from Matt Serra in 2017 and served as a firefighter for many years with the Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department..