Landis is a magna cum laude graduate of Valdosta State Universitywhere she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Middle Grades Education concentrating in mathematics and science. After graduation, Landis decided to detour from the educational system and continued working in the accounting field. She worked her way through college at New Hire Solutions in the accounting department before moving to Cleaver-Brooks where she handled all accounts payable for two of their locations.

Larry and Ed had always said that they wanted to hire her back as soon as they could. In May 2012, Landis returned as the Comptroller of Stony Creek Landscaping and other cooperatively owned companies.

Landis and her husband Ian currently reside in North Thomas County with their two daughters.