During Terri's career she has worked with government and nonprofit organizations as well as institutions of higher learning. Her career has focused mostly on community outreach, program management and education, which has allowed her to work with diverse, under-served populations throughout the greater Cleveland area. Terri has led community-based projects for the City of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic.
Terri grew up in Oberlin and graduated from Oberlin high school. She experienced college as a non-traditional, first-generation college student where she attended Ursuline College, earning a BA in Special Education. She went on to earn a MA in Sociology from Cleveland State University and an MNO from Case Western Reserve University. Terri has spent her entire career providing services and education that help families and communities build a better future.