Elena was born on Long Island, NY and raised in Delaware. She attended Delaware Technical and Community College in Georgetown, DE where she received an AS in Journalism. She then went to Wilmington University in New Castle, DE where she graduated with a BS in Elementary Education. She worked editing pharmaceutical submissions directly out of college, but her passion was to work with children. Elena taught grades K-8 in various Catholic schools in Wilmington and always knew she would continue working with children in a service-oriented environment. After working at an urgent care facility, she decided to combine her experiences to help manage a pediatric orthopaedic office. She now resides in Harrington.