Charly was born and raised in Broomfield, Colorado where she obtained an Associate Degree in Applied Science with a concentration in Medical Assistance. Her career took a different direction toward the legal field, starting as a receptionist and later becoming a legal assistant.
Working in the legal field, Charly fell in love with being a positive support for people in need. This propelled her to obtain a Bachelor Degree in Human Services. She also obtained a Peer Support Specialist certification. Charly has become deeply involved in the legal and policy field working for law firms, non-profit organizations, and in the legal field.
In her spare time, Charly, spends as much time as possible with her four adult children and two grandchildren. Her dog, Murphy, is also always at her side. She enjoys writing, reading, meditation, music, and dancing.