Chelsea Gold grew up working in her family’s small business in Tampa, Florida. After graduating from Plant High School and receiving an academic scholarship to Florida State University, she received her Bachelor of Arts in the History and Criticism of Art with a minor in Museum Studies.
She worked at a local non-profit while attending school and upon graduation, was offered a full-time position. She spent seven years working in the accounting offices of non-profits in the Tallahassee area. She began working at First Franklin in 2013. Chelsea and her husband, Josh, welcomed their first child, Laurel, in November of 2015.