Gina was born in Charleston, SC. Her father was in the Air Force, so she moved 8 times while growing up. Her dad retired to Georgia in 1982, where she and her family call home. Prior to moving to Alabama, Gina was a School Social Worker in Georgia and an Early Intervention Specialist in New Jersey. Gina married Steve in 1989, and they have 2 children: Anna Grace and Abigail.