Deana was raised in central Illinois and came to know Jesus personally while in high school. She and her husband, Bryan, moved to the Columbus area after graduating from the University of Illinois. She worked as a chemist in an environmental wastewater testing lab for several years before becoming a homeschooling, stay-at-home mom. She and Bryan have six amazing kids – Hannah (married to Gonzalo), Molly, Samuel, Lilly Beth, Sophia, and Annalia. The Wolf family served in Chile, South America for 13 years with the International Mission Board. Deana served as the Connections Director for three years and currently serves as Missions Director.