Brandy Phillips is originally from Cumming, Georgia. After graduating from Forsyth Central High School, she obtained a Bachelor degree in Education from the University of North Georgia. She later attended Brenau University where she obtained a Masters degree in Interrelated Special Education. In 2019, she obtained a Specialist degree from Piedmont College in Curriculum and Instruction. She has worked in the field of education for 19 years as a middle school language arts and social studies teacher. She and her husband currently live in Dahlonega with their two daughters who attend the University of North Georgia.