Sandy was born and raised in McKean and graduated from General McLane High School in 1979. After that, she attended Erie County Vocational Technical School specializing in Cosmetology, and worked in a local hair salon for several years. She then worked for 16 years at the Credit Bureau, Inc. managing several different departments.
In March 2003 she decided one more career change was in order and began work at the Cronk Insurance Agency, where she became a licensed agent in September of that same year. She is currently working on her CISR (Certified Insurance Service Representative) designation.
Sandy lives in McKean with her husband Wayne and enjoys traveling, spending lazy days with a good book, and being with family.