Natalie grew up in Snellville, Georgia. Natalie holds degrees from The University of Georgia (Bachelor of Arts in Latin and Classical Archaeology) and from Emory’s Candler School of Theology (Master of Divinity). During her frist career she was a Latin teacher working in both Dekalb and Gwinnett counties. During the past year she has served as Assistant Pastor of Senoir UMC. She was commissioned as a provisional elder during the 2019 North Georgia UMC annual conference.
Natalie and her husband, Mark, have been married 23 years. Mark is a pharmacist for Kroger in Snellville, GA. They have three children: Madison (16), Savannah (14) and Wesley (11).