Larisa graduated from Eureka High School, in Eureka, IL. During her senior year, she worked at Eureka Community Bank as a teller and processed checks through the STCP program. Larisa received an associate degree in office professional from Illinois Central College in May of 2003. She worked at American Express Financial Advisors as an Administrative Assistant from August 2002 to October of 2003.
Larisa received her certificate in floral design from the Floral Design Institute, Seattle, WA in May of 2005. She worked as a floral designer at Garden Gate Floral from October of 2003 to December 2006. Larisa worked at Morton Community Bank from January to October of 2007 in Deposit Operations; in this position she opened new accounts and was a teller. She joined ACCFS in October 2007 as the Receptionist and Administrative Assistant. In February 2010, after the birth of her daughter, she moved to a Part-Time Administrative Assistant position working from home.
Larisa is married to Curt Wettstein and they live in Danvers, IL with their three daughters and one son. She and Curt are active members of the Apostolic Christian Church of Goodfield, IL.