Tes Sturges, originally from a small town in northeast Nebraska, earned her bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Administration from Mount Marty College in Yankton, SD, a Master’s degree in Accounting from Gonzaga University as well as a certificate from Pacific Coast Banking School through the University of Washington. She has formally held several senior level finance positions in the banking and financial services industry and currently serves as the Chief Financial Analyst for Metropolitan Creditors Trust. She is also a consultant for Resolve Financial Services and TMS Financial where she works on forensic accounting and bankruptcy cases. Ms. Sturges is married to a retired Air Force Master Sergeant, Steve, who currently contracts as an Advisor in Afghanistan and has 2 adult children. A son, Chase, currently serving in the Air Force and a daughter, Courtney.