Connie grew up on a dairy and grain farm near Kongsberg, ND. She graduated from The Minot College of Business with a Civil Service Degree. She has been working in crop insurance since 2004 and is very well versed. Connie is also a property and casualty licensed agent. She and her husband, John, live on a taxidermy/game farm southeast of Minot. They have three children: Sara, John, and Eva (Shawn Biddinger), and four grandchildren: Anthony, LilliAnna, Bentley and BellaRae Biddinger.