Terri Cipponeri is originally from Modesto, California. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University, Stanislaus and went on to earn her Juris Doctor degree at University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. While a student at Hastings, Terri had the honor of serving as a judicial Extern to California Supreme Court Justice David Eagleson. Following graduation and licensure as an attorney, Terri joined one of the premier law firms in the Central Valley. After a long career in private practice, Terri was hired as In-House Counsel at a large health care facility.
Terri was also actively involved in the community and served as Chief Executive Officer of the Central Valley Sons of Italy Foundation, where she focused on fundraising and cultural heritage education and appreciation. She also served as Board Secretary for The Benedict & Angela Cipponeri Foundation which served to support senior services in the local region.
Following the sale of the health facility, Terri and her husband David sent the last of their five children off to college, sold their home, and began a road trip throughout several states. When they happened upon Lake County, they fell in love with the area’s natural beauty and decided to stay.
During her free time, Terri enjoys adventures, especially those that end with great food, wine, family and friends!