Valerie joined Cake4Kids as the Napa Ambassador in the spring of 2018. She grew up in the Midwest and holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. In 2011, Valerie and her husband relocated to Napa. She has worked in various engineering and operations roles over the past decade, most recently in wine and spirits. She is currently taking a break from industry to stay home with her two young daughters.
In her free time, she enjoys hiking, biking, baking, and art.