Tolly is a native of Versailles, Illinois. She graduated from Illinois College with a B.S. in finance and from the University of Illinois at Springfield with a Master’s in Business Administration. Tolly has been with Memorial Medical Center, an affiliate of Memorial Health System, since September 2009. Tolly has worked as Senior Accountant in the finance division, as well as Finance Manager of Cardiovascular and Emergency Services. She currently serves as Director of Business Operations for the Facilities Division. Tolly joined the Ronald McDonald House Board in January 2020 where she serves as the Board Treasurer. Tolly and her husband Alex reside in Mount Sterling, Illinois with their two kids, Boyd and Greer.