Hope graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting at the University of Washington, Tacoma. While finishing her degree, she volunteered at the Children’s Museum of Tacoma and served on the UWT Accounting Student Association board of directors as Vice President of Events and Activities. In addition, she completed an internship with Rettig Flyte Company. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Hope is never far from the Puget Sound beaches. When not at work she can be found at local parks and museums with her family or preparing for the CPA exam.