Francesca was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in Hillside, New Jersey. She joined the Navy shortly after graduating High School. She met her husband, a Couer D Alene native, while stationed in Italy on a submarine tender. Francesca moved to Couer D Alene in 2008 where she attended North Idaho College and went on to complete her bachelor’s degree in Psychology at University of Idaho. Francesca has worked in the mental health field for 10 years providing administrative support for programs such as medication management, counseling and managing a respite services program for a local outpatient mental health agency. Francesca is passionate about helping others reach their education and career goals. She enjoys boating, reading, traveling, spending time with her family, and raising her three boys.