Casey began her human services career in 1996 when she began working for Camp Courageous as a camp counselor and program specialist. Casey worked at camps for people with disabilities in both Iowa and Colorado from 1996-2010. Casey graduated from Mount Mercy College, with a Bachelor of Arts in education, in 2002 and moved to Colorado to work at an Easter Seals camp, Rocky Mountain Village. Casey was the director of camping and recreation at Rocky Mountain Village, before moving back to Iowa in 2010 with her husband to be with family.

Prior to joining Discovery Living as a community living coordinator in 2011, Casey worked as a program director for The Arc of East Central Iowa and their before and after-school program for elementary students. Casey is currently a community living coordinator for the Recreation Center at Discovery Living.