Deanna was born and raised in Chicago. She earned her degree in business and began working in the insurance field for 11 years. During that time, she wanted to do more by helping people, so she enrolled into nursing school. Deanna graduated with a BSN from the University of St. Francis in 2014. She started her new career working at a hospital surgical unit and eventually transferred into emergency trauma specializing in pediatric care. Deanna graduated with her MSN with a concentration as a Family Nurse Practitioner in August of 2019 from the University of St. Francis. In her spare time, Deanna is a sports mom and enjoys traveling with her family.