Elena attended Moscow Pedagogical University in Russia, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Russian linguistics. She moved to Jacksonville, Florida, in 2017 where she volunteered as a keyboard player at a local church. Elena continues to play keyboard for church on some Sundays. She is passionate about her musical gift as she believes that God can be glorified by beautiful sounds. Elena enjoys reading, traveling, walking on the beach and observing nature.
In her current role, Elena aids the pastor in his work through administrative tasks and other areas in need of administrative support as Ancient City Baptist Church continues to grow.
Elena is married to her husband Josh, and they take pleasure in the small things.