Toria Koester is a graduate of Ohio University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Communication with a minor in political science. She has worked in the legal field since 1996.

Tori and her husband, Alan, live in Grandview and have two daughters, one a student and member of the cross country and track teams at Capital University, and the other a student and member of the golf team at Grandview Heights High School. In her free time, she enjoys attending her daughters’ sporting events and spending time with her German Shepherd, Blitz.