Lorena works at The Ecumenical Center as a peer support specialist and psychometric analyst. Lorena is a native Texan and has worked in the nonprofit community in South Texas for last 8 years. She is bilingual and bicultural. This experience gave her a deep understanding for how nonprofits seek to provide a better quality of life for the community. She received a Bachelor of Applied Sciences degree from Texas A&M International University. Lorena is a Certified Associate Clinical Chaplain and a Board Certified Associate Pastoral Counselor.