Dee Dee Medaris was born in Indianapolis and raised in Zionsville, IN. She attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Upon graduation in 1989 with a BS in Marketing, Dee Dee took a sales position with HPS. In 1990 she accepted a purchasing position with Allison Gas Turbine where she managed an annual budget in excess of $10 million. In 1994, Dee Dee left her purchasing position to become a stay-at-home mother. In 2003, she joined Medaris Financial Management and she is responsible for client relations and marketing.