Ms. Valadez has completed advanced appraisal coursework and continuing education with the Appraisal Institute, McKissock and Real Estate Trainers. Prior to joining CAL RESCO’s team, she worked in public relations and event planning. Ms. Valadez graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and a minor in Anthropology. She later attended the University of Southern California and earned a Master of Arts degree in Public Relations. She is also an advisor for the Cherese Mari Laulhere Foundation, based in Long Beach, CA.