Bev was born and raised in Milwaukee. She worked as a dental assistant in high school and through college, receiving her dental hygiene degree from Marquette University and has practiced dental hygiene for over 30 years. The last 14 years she has worked for retired dentist Dr. Shaw, who merged his practice into Mauthe & Associates. Bev lives in the Green Lake area. She and Jim have a springer spaniel, Zoey, and enjoy travel, boating, fishing, park concerts, exercise and yoga classes as well as cooking and gardening.