Vera studied Art and Design in Ecole Camondo Paris France and has worked in design firms and landscape architectural firms all around the world and has run her own landscape designing business. She speaks four languages fluently and has been teaching French at Middle Schools and High Schools for more than 15 years. A passionate landscape and portrait artist, Vera often shows her talents at the Alliance Française in creative conversation classes involving art, culture, and even the techniques of painting. She has served as an elected board member on the Parish Council of her Church as treasurer and counselor and lives in Peachtree Corners with her 3 children and her husband.