Jamie grew up in Holyoke, Colorado and went on to receive her Masters of Accountancy from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas. She also earned her CPA license while working in Washington, DC for a public accounting firm. After five years in public accounting, she worked as a controller for a non-profit before moving to Nebraska in 2012. Jamie stays busy with her family including her husband Andrew, three kids, four nieces, four nephews, and three dogs. She enjoys running, hiking, traveling, and cheering on the Denver Broncos and Boston Red Sox.