As a real estate attorney and prior high school math teacher in the Memphis City Schools system, Mera joins the PCSD team with a true passion for and commitment to expanding the development and success of excellent schools across the country. A Dallas, Texas native who made her way to Los Angeles in 2011, Mera most recently served as General Counsel for Patch of Land, Inc., a high-growth real estate investment firm that chartered the use of crowdfunding for real estate development projects.

Mera has a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies and Business from the University of Texas at Austin, a Masters in Education from Christian Brothers University, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California. She is also an alumni of the USC Ross Minority Program in Real Estate.