Nancy Griffith-Cochran, a western Loudoun native, grew up just outside of Lincoln, Virginia. She attended the College of William and Mary, where she double majored in History and Education. “Mrs. G-C” has served as a local educator for over twenty-five years and is currently pursuing her doctorate at the University of Virginia. Nancy resides at historic Stone Eden Farm with her husband, Allen, daughters, Emily and Montana, their sheep, chickens, border collies, and cats.