Gaby was born and raised in Mexico and has been living in Portland for the last seven years. She holds a master's degree in Biblical Studies (Regent University) and a bachelor's degree in International Business (Universidad de las Americas). She currently serves as Director of Strategic Planning and Outreach at Portland Seminary, and Assistant Campus Pastor at George Fox University. Gaby has worked in full-time pastoral ministry in Israel, Mexico and the Pacific Northwest. Prior to serving the church in a full-time capacity, Gaby was deeply involved in the world of international business. She worked as a junior consultant in the city of Puebla, Mexico, providing business coaching and strategy to young entrepreneurs and also designed global business strategies for General Electric that were implemented worldwide. She is a frequent speaker at churches, conferences, and universities. Outside the work setting, Gaby enjoys traveling the world, exploring the outdoors, dancing to every and any tune, and talking to strangers who quickly become friends.