Gina joined the Foundation staff in 2012. She grew up in Traverse City and moved to Grand Rapids to attend Kendall College of Art and Design. Gina also spent time in Eugene, OR, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Art History from the University of Oregon. In 2008, when she returned to Traverse City to be closer to her family and friends, she began working in the nonprofit sector. Gina has a passion for art and enjoys everything outdoors including hiking, camping, and kayaking. She lives with her husband, Ryan, their dog, Sally, and their cat, Mike.