Manuela was born and raised in Germany. She graduated from a German business school with a banking degree.

She has worked in a school setting (christian and public) since 2004. She has taught German in K-12 grade and served as a secretary.

Manuela and her husband are retired military and recently moved back to Oklahoma. They have three young adult children and have been married for 26 years.

Manuela loves to travel, draw, sing and spend time with her family. They made Victory Family Church their home and enjoy attending and serving very much.