Nettie is a native of Glenwood Springs having lived in the area since1965. She attended Colorado State University, the University of Kansas and the University of Colorado, where she obtained her B.A. in 1987. She is also a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. She returned to Glenwood Springs in 1989 and began her Insurance Career. Nettie attained her Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 1998 and became a partner of GIA, LLC on January 1, 1999. She specializes in Commercial Insurance sales.
Nettie lives in Glenwood Springs with her husband, Bryan, and their two sons, Dru and Cam. Nettie is an active volunteer for St. Stephens Catholic Parish.