Born and raised in Orange County, Elena Balderas comes to Commonwealth with 20 years of experience in the financial sector and an abundance of skills to offer.
Prior to joining the Commonwealth team, Elena worked in direct sales for TransFirst, managing growth for a national enterprise merchant. She then transitioned into an independent sales role for TSYS, where she processed payments, merchant services, and prepaid debit card transactions globally. Elena’s background has molded her into an expert in negotiations and business development, qualities that serve her well in the commercial real estate space.
Elena is excited to grow her career in the title, and her goal is to connect Commonwealth’s extraordinary team, with those in need of a reliable and efficient commercial closer. She enjoys meeting new people and helping her peers achieve their goals.
When not in the office or attending industry-related events, Elena contributes her time and efforts to local nonprofit veteran’s organizations. Her philanthropic passions include serving as the Military Liaison for Electronic Commerce, volunteering with the Tierney Center for Veteran Services, serving on the Orange County Veterans & Military Families Collaborative’s Public Relations Working Group, and is a member of the Orange County Regional Military Affairs Committee.