Teresa grew up in Hayden, AZ. She wanted to be a nurse since she was in high school and her education took her to Phoenix College where she received her Associate of Science in Nursing in 2006. While working as an intensive care unit nurse, she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Grand Canyon University in 2010. As her career in nursing progressed, she decided to go back to school and received her Master of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner in 2017 from Grand Canyon University. Outside of work Teresa enjoys camping and spending time with her family.