is a born and raised Buckeye from the great state of Ohio. Her grandfather had a farm with pigs, chickens and hogs. Gwen received her education at North Central State University. She graduated with an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice. Gwen continued her education at Strayer University graduating with a BA in Business Administration and a double minor in Contracts and Human Resources. Her career includes working with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety and Victims of Crime. Gwen also enjoyed working with the North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services Public Health Division’s W.I.C. Program for over 12 years. While there she worked closely with all 100 North Carolina counties and their Public Health Departments. She currently works with the Division of Social Services as the Executive Assistant. In her spare time Gwen enjoys shopping at the North Carolina Farmer’s Market and spending time with her family.