Wood is a serial entrepreneur currently involved in a development stage hardware start-up. Along with her spouse, she co-owns three privately held food and beverage businesses. Prior to her life in Seattle she worked as an executive producer and content director in Los Angeles and as a shelter magazine editor in New York. She holds a BA in English literature from St. Catherine University, Saint Paul, and certificates in publishing (Harvard), non-profit management, fundraising management, and business development (UW). She is a former trustee of two Seattle independent schools and has served as an advisor to Hugo House.