Hallie was born and raised in Laguna Canyon. After a brief stint in Washington DC, she relocated to Los Angeles and spent almost fifteen years working in marine conservation for Heal the Bay. In 2013, she returned to her roots when she joined Laguna Canyon Foundation as Executive Director. Hallie has a background in marketing and creative writing. She lives in Laguna with her two children, who enjoy camping, hiking and being outdoors just as much as she does.