Mandy has over 15 years of experience teaching music and drama in public schools and churches. She is currently the Director of Worship and Arts at Black Forest Community Church, and the director of the Springs Singers of the Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale.
Mandy received a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education with a Choral Conducting Emphasis from Bethany College in Lindsborg, KS, and a Master of Theological Studies degree focusing on sacred music from Iliff School of Theology in Denver, CO. She is currently working on a Doctor of Ministry in Public Theology degree at Drew University in Madison, NJ, with mentors Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis and Rev. John Janka.
Mandy loves reading, riding bikes and sharing life in downtown Colorado Springs with her family.