Dempsey grew up in rural Pennsylvania before being accepted to start basic training at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO. As an Academy cadet, Dempsey earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology and played Division I soccer. Throughout her Air Force career, Dempsey held various positions to include Communications Officer and Wing Executive Officer where she garnered experience in multiple capacities of operations, project management, leadership and administration. Additionally, she earned a Master’s in Business Administration focused on leadership. Dempsey, with her family, moved to Traverse City in 2014.
Wellness has been a lifelong passion for Dempsey from the molecular level to instructing group classes. Dempsey believes that the ability to take care of yourself sets the tone for taking care of the other aspects of your life.
Dempsey is an ISSA certified group fitness instructor, CrossFit level 1 and Wellness Coaching.