Ladona (she/her) grew up in Springfield, Missouri and graduated from the University of Arkansas – Fayetteville. She has lived up and down the East Coast, California and Hawaii. After living in Seoul, South Korea for two years and getting the opportunity to travel throughout Asia, she returned to Missouri to set down roots. She spent many years in the hotel sales and catering industry and has volunteered for numerous non-profit agencies including the Semper Fi Fund and the Navy/Marine Corps Relief Society. Ladona enjoys spending time with her family. You will most often find her at one of her daughter’s sporting events. She lives with two Shih Tzus, Han & Rey, and a Cockatiel named Baby Bird.