Emily is originally from the New England area. Her exposure to missions began with a gap year serving with Torchbearers International in France. Ever since she has loved traveling and living in new places. She attended Biola University in Southern California and graduated with a Christian Education Ministries degree. After college, she continued serving in ministry in Washington and California before settling for several years at Timberline Lodge, the Torchbearers International Bible School located in Winter Park, CO. Her time at Timberline continued growing a passion for ministry as she served and discipled students who attended the school from around the world. Emily recently relocated to the Chicago area where her fiance is pursuing his PHD at the University of Illinois in Chicago. She joined TEAM staff in January 2018 to serve missionaries from an administrative perspective at the Carol Stream office.