Gwen born and raised in Minnesota along with her 2 sisters. After attending her local high school graduating with a small class of 93 people she went on to attend the University of Minnesota, Crookston. Graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Networking Management. She spent a few years close to home working for technology start-up companies until landing her most recent job with Microsoft and 16 years later she still feels very fortunate to work for such an amazing company. She along with her husband Brady and there 2 dogs have called Reno, NV home for the past 14 years. Being an athlete all her life she fell in love with the great climate of Reno and enjoys all of the great activities this community has to offer.