Teresa holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business from Michigan State University. She was Account Supervisor at The Townsend Advertising Agency in Chicago, managing accounts for such corporations as United Airlines, Discover Card and Ford Motor Company. Teresa is also an AFFA Certified Personal Trainer as well as an AFPA Certified Nutrition and Wellness Consultant. She is an athlete and former Junior Olympian who has earned national awards. Over the last 20 years she has worked with many different trainees, trainers and coaches. Teresa worked with Dr. Lori Miller to develop the Body Sobriety Program, which assists addicts to live a life of moderation through the integration of body and mind. She has been a volunteer in the activities program for inner-city children at HOLA (Heart of Los Angeles). Teresa still trains privately and works with patients at Beverly Hills Physical Medicine.