Terry entered the insurance industry in July of 1972. She received her Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) designation in 1988. Terry served as the Human Resources Manager for a Palo Alto insurance agency for several years. She received her certificate in Human Resource Management from the University of California, Santa Cruz Extension Program. She went on to manage a Special Services Division for Employee Benefits. With this experience, Terry joined Integra Insurance in October of 1998 and established the Employee Benefits division. She currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Independent Insurance Agents of San Jose.
Terry is married, resides in Los Gatos with her husband and children and spends much of her time giving back to her schools and community.