Mallory was raised in South Alabama and on Florida's Gulf Coast. She attended Savannah College of Art and Design where she received her BFA and Masters in Architecture. Mallory moved to Jackson Hole, WY after college where she worked for a residential architecture firm, a non-profit arts organization, and a wildlife photographer. Before moving back to the area, Mallory was with the AD100 design firm McAlpine in Montgomery, AL.
Having a heart for world travel and charitable efforts, Mallory also spent a year overseas doing mission work in Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe. Her other hobbies include: fun in the sun, flea markets and junking, photography, sharing her time with family, friends and her dog. She is always on the lookout for the perfect vintage Bronco and motorcycle for cruising 30A.