Lourdes Dela Cruz is a country girl who was born and raised in the Philippines. She earned her Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from the University of the East in Manila. After passing the CPA board exam, she immigrated to the United States, settled here in Hawaii. Her starting job as an Accounting Clerk with the US Army and Air Force Exchange Service which was supposed to be temporary became a career that spanned for 38+ years. She held several positions then retired as Operatons Manager at the Ft Shafter Exchange.
She joined the Financial Benefits Insurance Medicare Team in mid 2017. As a senior herself, she trained and learned the value and benefits of Medicare. From here, she visioned the opportunity and potential to reach out and educate other seniors about Medicare thereby making a positive contribution.
Besides English, she speaks fluent Tagalog and Ilocano. Her husband and she have 2 kids. She is also an active Real Estate Agent and Language Interpreter for injured workers independent medical evaluations. She holds a passion for plants and gardening as an extension to her daily life activities.