Tiffini grew up in Maple Lake and then attended Concordia College - Moorhead where she completed a degree in Business with a minor in Office Administration. She worked with a financial advisor prior to nearly ten years in the mortgage lending field, during which she also worked for Lake Country Properties in Maple Lake. Tiffini joined the growing staff at Oak Realty in 2007, continuing to assist buyers and sellers with their real estate needs.
She and husband Marty, a Maple Lake elementary school teacher and coach, currently live outside of Maple Lake with their two daughters, Ella and Alexandra. In her spare time she enjoys scrapbooking, photography, golfing, sports and spending time with family and friends.