A life-long Oregonian, Elisa deCastro Hornecker graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Studies and Political Science.
Upon graduation she worked in The Bank of California’s Trust Department in Portland, Oregon as Vice President Investment Manager.
Ms. Hornecker retired to raise three children, and has since devoted her time to supporting and volunteering with community organizations that primarily serve youth. She is also a member of ninety-nine girlfriends, and is a resident writer for Portland Heights Living magazine. Ms. Hornecker previously served on the Board of the University of Oregon Foundation. Her husband and son are also UO alumni as will be their youngest daughter upon graduation in 2020.