Kassi is a long time resident of the Five Cities area and has been involved with the Central Coast community through her family for most of her life. She is now the owner of Nan’s Pre-Owned Books, after taking over from her grandmother, Nan, in 2020. Kassi is the fourth generation of female business owners in her family. Her educational journey led her on many paths starting with studying business to obtaining her Early Childhood Teaching Credential and then back to business where she stays with owning a bookstore.
She currently lives in Grover Beach with her husband Aaron, plus their two cats and one dog. Kassi is a frequent volunteer with many local organizations and nonprofits and also sits on the Grover Beach Parks, Recreation and Beautification Commission, the SLO County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls and is on the Board of Directors for 5cities Homeless Coalition and the South County Chambers of Commerce.