Mandy Haynes grew up in DeKalb County, attending DeKalb High School and IPFW, obtaining her BS in Business. She has worked at DeKalb Memorial Hospital as a Manager of General Accounting and at True People Solutions as an accountant. She joined the Community Foundation DeKalb County in 2014 as the Staff Accountant.
In 2019, Mandy was a finalist (from 100 nominees) for the Allen Graber Citizenship Award, which is the most prestigious of eight awards given out during the Annual Duesy Awards dinner held at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum. The award is given to those who have played a critical role in making DeKalb County what it is today. Mandy loves sports and can often be seen at the Reike Park Concessions during the summer. She also serves as a board member for the Auburn Girls Softball League.
Mandy and her husband Tim have two children who live and work in the area. Mandy loves spending time with all of her extended family members and is always up for helping out when needed. She does scrap-booking and plays games (with family) in her spare time.