Meredith was born and raised in Fox River Grove, IL. She earned her bachelors in biochemistry from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and then went on to work in the laboratory at a hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.  From there, she decided to pursue a career as a Physician Assistant and completed her training at University of Dubuque in Iowa. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, spending time with her family, hiking, and riding horses.