Gloria was born and raised in Melbourne, FL, and is glad to make Melbourne her home once again, alongside her husband. At the age of 18, she moved to Germany and, as a military wife, also lived in Arizona, Maryland, and Virginia. Gloria is a graduate of Long Medical Institute in Phoenix, Arizona, and pursued a career in healthcare. Eventually, she changed career fields to work in ministry and for nonprofits. She recently served as the Annual Giving & Events Coordinator for St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care.
Gloria has one son who is attending Embry Riddle and is an Air Force Reservist. She enjoys traveling and learning about new places, doing home projects, reading, and being a mom to her beagle. She and her husband are attending Grace Church.