Helena Otero is the Education and Employment Program Manager for the Nevada Department of Veterans Services, where she determines barriers that veteran students are facing in their perspective educational programs and creates/implements solutions.
In this role, Helena is responsible for planning and coordinating the Nevada Transition Assistance Program for veterans living or moving to Nevada amongst other tasks.
She has had a diverse employment history since she separated from the Air Force in March of 2013. She earned her Associate of Science in Social and Behavioral Science from Yuba Community College in Marysville, CA in July 2017. In December 2020, Helena graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Management.
Helena is currently enrolled in LSU – Shreveport’s Online MBA with a Concentration in Data Analytics program. It has been a goal of Helena to earn her Master’s degree and she is excited to be on her way to accomplishing that goal.
Since her time in the service, Helena has always wanted to help other veterans and their families in some capacity. She is married to an Army retired veteran and understands the struggles of moving and picking up your entire life. Helena is grateful since she is able to help veterans throughout Nevada as the Education and Employment Program Manager for NDVS.
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