Malie was born and raised in Casper, Wyoming, graduating from the Basics School of Beauty in high school, before working in 2 cities in Wyoming as a cosmetologist for 4 years. At 20, she moved to Stirling, Scotland for school, allowing her to travel around Europe to become well acquainted with different types of fashion and styles.
Malie moved to Bend for graduate school to become a school counselor. Malie is passionate about building clients’ self-esteem and confidence, being able to construct stable foundations for relationships with clients in the community. Outside of traveling, Malie is an avid ice hockey fan, former university lacrosse athlete, watersport enthusiast, painter, and musician.