Gretchen graduated from Boise State University in 2000 with a BA in Music, and is still a huge fan of all things Boise State. She taught voice and piano lessons for many years, and enjoys helping others develop their talents. When she has a free minute, you will often see her with her head in a book, as she loves to read. She also loves spending her time singing, traveling, watching movies, and being with her family.
Gretchen grew up in Boise, ID, and is the oldest of 8 children. She considers herself blessed to have come from such a large and loving family. Her parents and siblings have been a strength to her all of her life. Gretchen recognizes the importance of family, and she feels blessed to be a part of New Haven and all of the amazing work that they do with young women and their families. She is the mother of 5 children and has been happily married since 1994.