Alba Elisa Nichols-Lopez was born in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico. At the age of 5, her family moved to Arizona.
Alba has an Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education (ECE) and also holds two other diplomas; one in Medical Assistant and another in Phlebotomy. Alba worked at St. Mary's Hospital, where she took care of patients and also worked in the laboratory. Soon after, she was offered an opportunity to work with special needs children. This changed Alba's life and it was a determining factor in her pursuing an Associate in Early Childhood Education. After receiving here ECE, Alba continued working with special needs children and concurrently working part-time in a Montessori School in Tucson. Alba joined Mis Manos Montessori School in 2013 and will commence her Montessori training this school year.
Alba has four beautiful children. Anthony, her twins girls; Lesay and Andrea, and the youngest Elizabeth. When Alba is not at work, she enjoys going out with her wonderful family to the movies or to a nice restaurant. Spending time with her family is important to her. Alba likes to paint and read books.