Mainord is a 2003 graduate of Kelly High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in psychology and a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Southeast Missouri State University in 2007. She expects to receive a master's degree in public administration in December 2011. She is employed by state of Missouri.
Hanner is a 2003 graduate of Parkway West High School. He received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Southeast University in 2007, and expects to receive a master's degree in business administration in December 2010. He is employed at the university.
A June wedding is planned in Cape Girardeau.