BerniceColyandroBernice Colyandro grew up in Arlington, Virginia and graduated from Virginia Tech with a bachelors degree in Business Information Technology and a concentration in e-commerce.  She has spent more than ten years working in Washington D.C. as a government contractor.  She has a passion for helping children in need.  Annually, she donates to St. Jude 's, local food banks for lunch assistance programs, school supply drives and toy drives.