Born and raised in Germany, Connie holds a Bachelor in Design from the U5 School in Munich. She worked in advertising in Munich and Nuernberg. Moving to New York, she started her own toy company, as well as owning a studio and working as an artist.
She holds a position on the board of the Southampton Art Centre and is in charge of Content and Public Relations. Connie divides her time between the USA and Italy. In Florence, she has started her own art club, for painting, interior design and community building.