Mandi is part of the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals team creating educational materials to inspire and improve financial readiness in the military. Her role on the team is to create products that help military families better understand financial concepts and coordinating communications and outreach campaigns.
Mandi graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, served in the U.S. Army for five years as a Military Intelligence officer and deployed to Bosnia with the 1st Cavalry Division. She is now the spouse of a retired service member.
After her time in the Army, Mandi worked in marketing on both the Jell-O® brand and the Got Milk?® campaign. In 2005, she began pursuing her passion for financial planning.
Before joining the USAA Educational Foundation in 2018, she worked in the financial services industry for over 10 years, helping individuals and families achieve financial freedom.