Nelly was born in El Savador and raised in Italy. Raised in both cultures she loves to keep learning about new cultures and specially adventure and try different cuisines. Her interest in the Hospitality industry developed once she moved to the United States and decided to attend Hudson County Community College and earned her Hospitality and Tourism Associate Degree and then attended Montclair State University and earned her Bachelor's degree in Sports, Events, and Tourism Marketing. She has been working for leaders in the hospitality industry in the tri-state area since 2013. She joined SDPR Team in 2022 as an Account Manager. When she is not working, she loves to spend time with her family and friends, while searching for new coffee shops in the tri-state area.