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Army Spouse

Terri Gjerde


Bakersfield, CA


Chicago Cohort 2

Favorite Baked Goods

Pecan Sandie Cookie

Terri Gjerde lives in Bakersfield, California. She received a BFA in Interior Design in 1993 from Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, Missouri. Terri is a spouse of a retired Army veteran. Her and her family have lived all over the United States and she maintained the home front when her husband was deployed to many missions.

Terri found the Dog Tag Fellowship Program through social media. She wants to gain experience and knowledge of running a business through this program to open her own bakery within five years.

Her favorite baked good is a pecan sandie cookie.

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