Lindsey and her husband, Trent, founded The Star Legacy Foundation after their first child, Garrett, was stillborn on July 31, 2004. Their focus has been to remember Garrett while making a positive difference for other families.
Lindsey is the Executive Director and also serves as the Director of Programs and Policy. Within the foundation, she works primarily on the annual golf benefit and the research and education projects. Lindsey has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN and a Master of Science degree in pediatric nursing from the University of Colorado Health Sciences. She is a pediatric nurse practitioner and is currently teaches pediatric nursing at St. Catherine University and obstetrics and pediatrics at Hennepin Technical College. Her experience includes over 11 years practice in a primary care setting.
Lindsey and Trent held the first Star Legacy Foundation golf benefit called “Golfing for Garrett” in 2005 and have raised over $60,000 for stillbirth research during the time it was held in Colorado. The golf benefit will be held in 2013 in Minnesota.
Lindsey and Trent are also the parents of Grant, Bennett, and Austyn. They live in Eden Prairie, MN.