Mallory is married to David Connell and they have one dog, Sophie. Mallory lived in Florida and Thailand before calling Arkansas home 10 years ago. She graduated from the University of Central Arkansas with a degree in public relations in 2014 and went on to join the Emerging Leaders class of 2015. Mallory is passionate about investing in intentional relationships in order to transform lives through the Gospel. She especially has a heart for investing in youth so that they become lifelong disciple-makers before they leave the home.