Jody and her husband James reside in Westfield and have attended Common Ground since 2001 and 1999, respectively. They have one daughter, Carlie, who participate in CGNE's youth ministry. Jody studied accounting at IU and worked for PWC for seven years before becoming a stay-at-home mom. Coming from a family of educators, Jody has always enjoyed working with children and began serving in children's ministry early on at Common Ground. Jody served as the Children's Ministry Administrator before the Northeast area church was planted. Jody enjoys completing puzzles, watching sports, spending time with her nieces and nephews, and traveling to Florida, especially to Disney World.