Louise was born and raised in Maine. She is one of eight children and loves spending time with her family and friends. She graduated from a small private college in Biddeford, ME with a degree in psychology and sociology. She spent the next 25+ years in the insurance industry as a medical claims examiner and a Long Term Care underwriter. She lived in New York City for the last two years of her career and then she quit the corporate world to join the Peace Corps. She was in Malawi, Africa for 2 years and will someday go back and start a secondary school and an orphanage. She loves to read and to quilt.