Terry attended the Business Finance Magnet program at Northwest High School, where she graduated with honors. Terry later attended Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis were she completed her Paralegal certification. Professionally, Terry was Authentication Deputy for former Indiana Secretary of State Todd Rokita (2002-2011); where she acted as International Liaison and Special Deputy between the State of Indiana and many foreign embassies and foreign nationals. She was Senior Member of Anointed Business Service LLC, a business consulting firm which specialized in Women and Minority business certification, Small Business Development and 501 (c ) 3 assistance for non-profit organizations. Not surprisingly, her “go-getter” attitude, willingness to work hard and desire to excel in service to others led her to join many community organizations. She is a graduate of the Indiana Leadership Forum (2004), Hoosier Congressional Policy Leadership Series graduate (2009). Through these experiences, Terry became involved in numerous political campaigns such as Brose McVey for Congress, Isaac Randolph for City-County Council and Andy Horning for Congress, her involvement in these campaigns led her to want to run for office herself. In 2010, she was the slated candidate by the Marion County Republican Party for Center Township Trustee, although she did not win, she received 25% of the electorate which was an historical milestone for a Republican in a highly liberal district. Terry is an active member of the community who believes in social and economic change for those that for many years have been overlooked and excluded from many facets of society. Terry who regards faith as the center of all of her service and love for people is an active member of Overcoming Church, where she is Board member of Community Resurrection Partnership, an outreach initiative sponsored by the ministry recently awarded “Crime Fighter of the Year 2013” by Prosecutor Terry Curry for its outstanding work within the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood.