Natalie graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a B.A. in Anthropology in 2011. An avid SCUBA Divemaster, her passion for the ocean led her to join the Coast Guard in 2012. Natalie was assigned to the Honor Guard in Washington, D.C. and shortly after specially assigned to the Department of Congressional and Governmental Affairs. Her last year was spent servicing navigational aids on the Chesapeake Bay where she began transitioning into her new career in Real Estate. Natalie left the Coast Guard in February 2016 and will be joining the Global MBA class of 2018 at George Washington University.