Born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil, Fernanda first came to the United States as an exchange student, graduating from high school in York, Pennsylvania. She went back to Brazil, where she earned her degree in Law School, working in the financial market for almost 20 years. In the end of 2016, she came back to Maryland with her Brazilian family. Fernanda loves birds and pets in general, especially cats, and of course our goldfish mascots, Sport and Spine. During her youth, she played tennis competitively for 9 years and throughout the years she also kept herself active practicing other sports activities such as running, swimming, and Krav Maga. Nowadays, she enjoys spending time in nature, reading, and watching movies. Her extroverted and goofy personality stand out, making her passionate about people, hugs, and a good laugh.
Favorite Sports personality: Roger Federer
Favorite movie: Cinema Paradiso
Favorite TV Show: Friends
Favorite book: the Bible
Favorite food: Mediterranean
Dream vacation: Algarve, Portugal, and Santorini, Greece.