Gena Cates is a client service associate at Lulay Financial. She was born and raised in Stayton, where she met her high school sweetheart at Stayton High School. She lives in Stayton with her husband, Brandon, of 23 years of marriage. They have four children Maliah, Brior, Orin and Amara. Besides interacting and volunteering in the community she treasures her time with family and friends. She also enjoys sunny days by the water, kayaking, watching sports and walking.