A native of San Francisco, California and longtime Republican, Lorena had a traditional Catholic upbringing in San Francisco Catholic Schools and in an all-girls Catholic boarding school in her parent’s native El Salvador.
A graduate of San Francisco State University Lorena started her career in Private Banking as a Vice President with Wells Fargo Bank in the San Francisco Bay Area. Through the years Lorena has held positions with Marriott, Macy’s and currently for the Catholic Diocese of Charlotte at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.
Lorena has served on several non-profit boards specializing in fundraising. Lorena moved to Charlotte 20 years ago where her time has been devoted to being a wife to Jeffrey and mother to her greatest gifts Jon-Franco, Kelsey and Sophia.