Lurinda lives with her husband on his family’s farm and works as a Crop Insurance Agent for Farmers Business Network (FBN). She graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science, Double Major in Agriculture Business and Animal Science and with a Masters in Agriculture. She was a founding member of the Sigma Alpha Alpha Beta Chapter at Northwest Missouri State University. She is currently working on her Masters degree in Organizational Leadership at Gonzaga. Lurinda’s career path includes agricultural and commercial lending, consulting with farmers and small businesses on a variety of business issues, and as an instructor in the Agriculture Department at Northwest Missouri State University. Her passion is helping others learn and utilize their strengths to live their best life.