An East Coast native living the California dream, Mickey has called Oakland home for over 20 years. Born in Queens, NY but grew up on Cape Cod, she fell in love with sports, writing and music around age five. If Mickey wasn’t practicing piano, she could be found either on the basketball court or the handball court. Majoring in electronics she entered the entertainment & restaurant industry in the Boston area. Switching careers, she entered the business world and spent the next twenty-plus years working in both the nonprofit and corporate industries, playing key roles organizations’ operations, events, IT and management across the Bay Area.