Trudie started out cleaning her dad’s office when she was in elementary school. She worked in the office after school during high school and went on to receive a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Western Baptist College (now Corban University). Trudie worked for Sherman full time until having her first child in 2005. Since then she has worked part time so that she can be a stay at home mom to her daughter and two sons. Trudie met her husband, Ryan, at South Salem High School and they will have been married for more than 15 years. She enjoys sewing, baking, playing games, and camping with her family.