Noelle graduated from Tennessee Tech University with a B.S. in history before moving to Baton Rouge to attend Louisiana State University. She worked for the LSU Women’s Center while she completed her master’s degree in American history. After graduation, Noelle moved to Atlanta to serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA for Playworks Georgia. Following her year of service, she spent two years working in operations and data management for nonprofits focused on human services. Noelle moved back to Nashville in 2019 where she worked for Centennial Park Conservancy before joining the Nashville Public Library Foundation team.