Originally from Mexico City, with experience in public service and corporate management, Lucero holds a variety of degrees across a number of disciplines: a Masters in Banking and Finance specializing on Risk Management for Financial Institutions, a Master in Business Administration, a Bachelors Degree in Political Science and also studied Economics at Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM). She is certified by University of San Diego in Strategic Planning and Project Management, and by University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business in Nonprofit Lobbying and Advocacy, as well in Media Relations and Communication Skills. She is also an Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®), designation awarded by the College for Financial Planning, and a Certified Special Needs Advisor (CSNA®). Lucero was appointed by Governor McAuliffe as a member of VLAB (Virginia Latino Advisory Board) where she served as Chair of Business for the State, helping with SBA, SWAM (Small, Women-Owned, Minority-Owned Businesses), commerce and trade. She also served as Vice President of DLOV (Democratic Latino Organization of Virginia), Board Member and Education Chair of HRHCC (Hampton Roads Hispanic Chamber of Commerce), and has represented the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 5 years in a row at the USHCC Legislative Summit.