- Performed in numerous local children's plays as a youth, once starring as a comedic troll in a rendering of The Hobbit.
- Studied improvisational comedy at iO Chicago theater.
- Performed improv with the Second City and Upright Citizens Brigade troupes.
- Worked as a nanny before her career took off.
- Starred opposite Joe Pesci and Don Rickles in a memorable Snickers commercial in 2012.
- 2017, Emmy — Outstanding Actress In A Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series: Nominee
- 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Winner
- Chris Alvarado — Husband (separated)
- DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, United States (BA, 2008)