Lorena has over twenty-five years of experience in business management, finances and marketing for profit and nonprofit organizations. She has worked extensively with business, land acquisitions, land use and development, strategic planning, federal, state, and local contracts, government policy development, regulations, and implementations as well as franchises.
Most of Lorena’s professional career has involved founding and managing business startups.
Lorena possesses an MBA, BA in Marketing and Advertising, Minor in Economic Development and Tourism, Certified Court and Polygraph Translator and Mediator.
Fluent in her native Spanish, Lorena often plays a cross-cultural, bilingual role on projects and boards in her community and at national level.
An avid cook (currently working on her first book), Lorena enjoys spending time with her two adult children, outdoors activities, travel, yoga, reading and gardening.