A certified Professional of Human Resources, Terry Portillo has worked in HR in both the corporate world and in government offices. She presently serves as a Learning and Training Specialist for Lone Star Corporate College. She assesses the workforce training needs for corporations, designs and develops curriculum, instructs classes, and assesses outcomes. Portillo is an active member of the national Society for Human Resources Management and the World Affairs Council of Houston. She is also a member of the Board of Directors for Montgomery County SHRM. Portillo lives with her husband and daughter on a small farm outside Houston.