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Elena Tercero, a native of Santa Fe, New Mexico, attended St. Anne’s Catholic School, Larragoite Elementary, Alameda Junior High and a 1996 sterling silver graduate of Capital High. Elena got her start with accounting and taxes in 7th grade when her math teacher gave everyone an assignment to complete a mock tax return. Elena’s passion for accounting grew when her DECA adviser encouraged her to take an accounting class in 10th grade. Elena went on to obtain a BBA in Accounting from the University of New Mexico in 2002. Elena is also a graduate of the College of Santa Fe where she received her MBA in Finance in 2008. Elena is a Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Global Management Accountant and a Certified Government Financial Manager.
Elena’s working career began when she was 13 years old, working for Girls Incorporated. She worked for Valley Crest Landscaping Company, the builders of the Marty Sanchez Golf Course. She then went on to work for Joy Junction, New Mexico’s largest emergency family shelter. She started answering phones in the evenings when homeless men, women and families would call for a ride to the shelter. While there she assisted in various areas of the business office. Elena then went on to work for the Department of Finance and Administration where she was the Assistant Manager for the SHARE Support Unit. She oversaw the Statewide bank reconciliation for the 120+ State agencies. Elena also has experience working for a public accounting firm.
Family is a huge part of Elena’s life. She and her husband have been married for over 15 years and were high school sweethearts. Brian Tercero is a team leader of The Very Best Santa Fe Real Estate group within Keller Williams Santa Fe. Elena and Brian have had their hand in real estate since 2003, when they built their first home. Brian and Elena have four children, two boys and two girls.
Elena was the 1997 La Reina de Las Fiestas de Santa Fe. She has been a member of Baile Espanol, dancing in junior high and high school and then again when her oldest daughter turned two. She is also the current immediate past president of the Association of Government of Accountants. Elena is also certified to teach PiYo live, Turbo Kick and a Beachbody coach, a passion for health and fitness for her, her family and those around her began after gaining over 70 pounds with baby #4 and hasn’t turned back since.