Maggie was born and raised in Darke County, Ohio. She graduated with honors from Denison University, where she earned degrees in Communication and Cinema. While attending school, she lived off-campus in a student run intentional community that emphasized ecological sustainability. Prior to joining the OEC, she served as a Community Outreach intern for the Licking County Coalition for Housing in Newark, Ohio. In her free time, Maggie can be found running or caring for her houseplants.