Lara Peco-Fazanes was born in Madrid, Spain. She received a NCAA Division II scholarship from Upper Iowa University to be part of the women's tennis team. She was a member of the Athletic Director Honor Roll.
Lara holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a minor in Biology. She was selected to present her senior project at the 91st Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. In addition, she obtained a certification in Business Psychology & Communication at the University Fernando Pessoa of Portugal.
In addition, she was trained in Fontan Relational Education through Learning One to One, where she had the opportunity to travel to Colombia to learn about the formal autonomous learning system that fosters the potential of each student. Lara is CPR, AED and First Aid Certified Lifeguard.