Sandra Hagen grew up in Lexington, KY before earning a BS from Furman University in Greenville, SC. After college, she managed a small business in Greenville before relocating to Asheville, NC to complete an MBA degree from Western Carolina University. She has since lived in Johnson City, TN and worked in marketing for Eastman Chemical Company in Kingsport, TN. Sandra enjoys exploring the area’s unique cities and outdoor activities with her rescue pup, Shenzi, especially Johnson City’s downtown and skiing in the nearby mountains.