Lara earned her bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering at University of Dayton. She then worked for over 10 years in the Bay Area in California as an applications engineer for semiconductor companies. Besides problem solving, Lara has always enjoyed helping others learn by connecting a person’s knowledge to new concepts. She has tutored a variety of students in math and science and enjoys getting to know how each student processes the world.
In her free time, Lara enjoys going on family RV trips, cooking, eating a variety of food, being outdoors and spending time with family. In her previous life, Lara enjoyed hiking, backpacking in the mountains, including Mt. Whitney, and skydiving.