Heather grew up in Hutchinson and graduated from Hutchinson High School in 2006. She attended St. Cloud State University for two years earning her Associate’s Degree. Heather married Ryan Finnell in 2012. They share 4 children, Skylyn, Tuker, Maverick, and Callie. They reside in Hutchinson. She is a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church in Hutchinson. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, her 2 dogs, Buca and Cuddyer, volunteering, traveling, watching sports and being outdoors.